Howrah: Five persons were killed and two others injured today when the brick-laden lorry they were travelling overturned at Shyampur in Howrah district.
The police said all of them died on the spot when they were buried under the bricks as the lorry lost control and overturned at Kanpur village in Shyampur police station.
The dead included the driver of the lorry and the rest were labourers.
The lorry was coming from a brick field at Anantapur in the district.
The truck has been impounded and the injured duo was admitted to Uluberia Hospital.