Surat, January 19
Fifteen migrant labourers sleeping by the roadside in Gujarat’s Surat district were killed on Tuesday after being crushed under a speeding truck, police said.
The tragedy took place near Kosamba village, around 60 km from Surat, police said, adding that all those killed hailed from Rajasthan.
The truck ran them over on the Kim-Mandvi road, police said. While 12 people died on the spot, three of the eight injured died in a nearby hospital, police said.
The truck driver had been arrested, police said. PTI