At least 24 migrant workers were killed and about 38 injured after the truck they were traveling in collided with another truck and overturned in Auraiya of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday early morning.
According to officials, the accident took place at around 3.30am. The injured have been shifted to a nearby hospital. All the labourers, mostly from Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal, were returning to their native places from Rajasthan.
The death of migrant workers / workers in a road accident in Auraiya district is unfortunate and sad, my condolences to the bereaved families of the dead.Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath tweeted
Instructions have also been given to provide all possible relief to the victims, to provide proper treatment to the injured and to promptly investigate the accident.