11 labourers die in accident in Koppala

Eleven labourers, including eight women, were Monday killed and nine others injured when a truck in which they were travelling collided with a lorry in the district, police said here.

Last Updated: May 09, 2011, 14:04 PM IST

Koppala: Eleven labourers, including
eight women, were Monday killed and nine others injured when a
truck in which they were travelling collided with a lorry in
the district, police said here.

The labourers, most of them working in a private poultry
farm in Boodagumpa village, were going to their work place
when the mishap occurred, police said.

While 10 persons died on the spot, another succumbed to her
injuries in Koppala district hospital, they said.

All the injured have been admitted to a hospital.

The lorry driver is absconding after the accident, police
said.

PTI