16 dead, 5 injured after truck overturns in Maharashtra’s Jalgaon

A truck overturned in Jalgaon district of Maharashtra on Sunday where 16 people were killed and five others got injured.

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The heart-wrenching incident took place near Kingaon village in Yawal taluka last night when papaya-laden truck overturned near a temple.

The police informed that all the deceased were laborers from Abhoda, Kerhala and Raver in the district. Five of them suffered serious injuries and are admitted to a rural hospital where they are undergoing medical treatment.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted and offered his condolences to the bereaved families.

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“Heart-wrenching truck accident in Jalgaon, Maharashtra. Condolences to the bereaved families. May the injured recover at the earliest,” he tweeted.

 

-PTC News