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6 migrant workers killed in Muzaffarnagar after speeding bus runs over them

PTI
Published : May 14, 2020, 10:26 am IST
Updated : May 14, 2020, 10:26 am IST

The accused driver, who was suspected to be under the influence of alcohol, has been arrested.

Representational image. (PTI)
 Representational image. (PTI)

Muzaffarnagar: Six migrant workers have been killed and five others seriously injured when a speeding bus ran over them on the Delhi-Saharanpur Highway near here, officials said on Thursday.

The accused driver, who was suspected to be under the influence of alcohol, has been arrested, said SSP Abhishek Yadav.

 

The workers were going on foot to their homes in Bihar from Haryana when they were hit on the Delhi-Saharanpur Highway between Ghalili Check Post and Rohana Toll Plaza, about 20 km from here late last night, the official said.

The injured -- Sushil, Nathu Saini, Pawan Saini, Pramod and Ramji Rai --were rushed to hospital. Two of the deceased were identified as Bijender, 25,  and Harsh, 20. The rest were yet to be identified.

Tags: muzaffarnagar, uttar pradesh coronavirus, coronavirus lockdown
Location: India, Uttar Pradesh, Muzaffarnagar