Migrant labour killed as paddy thresher overturns

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Fatehabad, Oct 8 (UNI) A migrant labourer was killed and four others injured when the paddy thresher on which they were sitting overturned near Hanspur village in the district today, police here said.

According to reports, the victim Sunil Saha and twelve other migrant labourers were sitting on the thresher which was being pulled by a tractor. The thresher overturned when the tractor took a sharp turn.

The injured were identified as Ganesh, Vinod, Surender and Hansa. They were admitted to the hospital here.

In another incident in the district, a motorcyclist Subhash died after he was hit by a truck. The victim was trying to overtake a tractor trolley, when a truck coming from the opposite direction ran over him on Ratia road.

In yet another accident, Amrik, a resident of village Aherwan was killed when he was hit by an unknown vehicle.


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