December 1, 2020

24 Migrant Workers died In a road accident in UP’s Auraiya

NFTV: Uttar Pradesh: Lucknow: Report by Sajjad Baqur: 24 migrant workers dead, at least 38 injured after the truck they were traveling in, overturns in Auraiya, Uttar Pradesh; injured shifted to the hospital.

The accident took place around 3 AM Saturday, after the truck in which migrants are traveling collided with another truck after the collision the truck carrying migrants overturns and 24 laborers lost their lives on the spot meanwhile 38 migrants are injured, the rescue operation is going on UP police and fire department.

The migrants who started their journey from Rajasthan were joined by other migrants from Haryana and they were going to their native places in Bihar, Jharkhand, and West Bengal, according to the injured migrant worker. In this crisis situation due to COVID-19 lockdown India witnessing one of the biggest migrant crises. Desperate to return home, they hitched a ride on a truck that was transporting wheat packets but many amongst these migrants couldn’t manage to reach their native places.