15 useless, 6 injured after truck runs over labourers sleeping on footpath in Gujarat’s Surat, PM Narendra Modi announces Rs 2 lakh ex gratia

SURAT: In a tragic incident, no less than 15 folks have been killed and 6 others have been critically injured after a truck ran over them in Gujarat’s Surat in the wee hours of Tuesday.

In line with the studies, the tragic incident befell in Kosamba in the Surat district. Confirming the event, the police stated, “At least 13 people died after they were run over by a truck in Kosamba, Surat.”

All of the deceased have been labourers hailing from Banswada district in Rajasthan, the police stated. Throughout the time of the incident, the labourers have been sleeping on a footpath.

“A truck collided with a tractor loaded with sugarcane after which the driving force of the truck misplaced management of the automobile and drove it over the pavement the place the labourers have been sleeping,” CM Jadeja, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Kamrej Division, Surat stated.

Two extra deaths have been confirmed later. Six folks, who suffered accidents in the accident, have been hospitalised, the police stated. In line with the police, the demise toll is prone to go up. A lot of policemen and native officers have reached the accident spot and are finishing up the rescue work.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed condolences over the accident in which 15 folks died in Gujarat`s Surat and in addition introduced ex gratia of Rs 2 lakh every to the kin of the deceased from the Prime Minister`s Nationwide Aid Fund (PMNRF). 

“The lack of lives as a consequence of a truck accident in Surat is tragic. My ideas are with the bereaved households. Praying that the injured get well on the earliest: PM,” the Prime Minister`s Workplace (PMO) tweeted.

“Ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh every from PMNRF can be given to the following of kin of those that have misplaced their lives as a result of accident in Surat. Rs 50,000 every can be given to these injured,” PMO stated in one other tweet.

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani additionally introduced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 Lakh every to the following of the kin of those that misplaced their lives in the accident in Surat.

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot additionally condoled the deaths and wished speedy restoration of injured. “Deeply saddened to know many labourers from #Banswara, #Rajasthan have misplaced lives after a truck ran over them as they have been sleeping close to the street in #Surat. My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved households and prayers for the speedy restoration of these injured,` Gehlot tweeted.

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