Fifteen labourers, sleeping near the road, were crushed to death this morning by a truck in a tragic incident near Gujarat’s Surat.
The incident took place early this morning near Kosamba village, around 60 km from Surat, police said. A dumper truck ran over the sleeping labourers on the Kim-Mandvi road killing 12 on the spot.
Some injured labourers have been taken to a nearby hospital. Three of the eight injured died during treatment taking the total fatalities to 15, police said.
All the victims were from Rajasthan.
More details are awaited.