The incident took place on Wednesday, May 27, when a team of policemen and the locals were engaged in the rescue operations where the crane and the tractor trolley had collided. In mean time, a speeding container hit them and killing seven persons on the spot.
The police said that one of the dead policemen has been identified as head constable K K Tyagi who was posted in the Phase II police station and two home guards were also killed. The injured are admitted to the local hospital. Conditions of the some of victims are stated to be serious.