At least 11 people, including four children, were killed here on Friday after their tractor trolley overturned when the driver suddenly applied the brakes to avoid hitting an animal, police said. They added that six people were also injured in the accident which took place in Chergaon district here.
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Chief Inspector of Police Shevari Meena said about 30 families from Pandkhar in Madhya Pradesh were going to temple in Irash here in tractor trolley.
The tractor trolley overturned after the motorist suddenly applied the brakes to avoid hitting an animal that strayed. He said four children and seven women were killed in the accident.
He said the wounded were taken to hospital. According to an official statement, Prime Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed his grief over the incident and directed officials to provide proper medical treatment to the injured.