Tractor overturns, 2 killed, driver commits suicide

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Umaria, MP, Sep 9 (UNI) In a strange incident, a tractor driver committed suicide by jumping before a train after being shocked over the death of two labourers when his tractor overturned here, police said today.

The tractor laden with iron bars and cement was en route from here to Baronda village when the mishap took place between Bharoula and Loda villages while giving side to a truck last night.

Baharwah village-resident Bhangia (47) and Baronda village-resident Ramcharan Mahra (22), who were sitting on the tractor, were crushed to death.

Driver Baronda village-resident Ramakant Mahra (25) was so disturbed by the gory scene that he immediately ran to the railway line and jumped in front of a train. He was killed on the spot.

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