10 killed as tractor-trolley falls into pond


Ten people were killed on Monday after a tractor-trolley carrying 46 persons overturned and fell into a pond after skidding off the main road on the Itaunja-Kumhrawan road in Lucknow. The injured were admitted to Itaunja CHC.
Laxmi Singh, IG Lucknow Range, said, “Tractor’s trolley got imbalanced and overturned in a pond in Itaunja when they were going to a temple. SDRF team rushed to the spot. 37 people were rescued and are healthy. Ten people were declared dead at the hospital. “
Suryapal Gangwar, District Magistrate, Lucknow said: “ State Disaster Relief Force (SDRF) team are engaged in rescue operations on the spot. The injured have been admitted to Itaunja CHC. “
SDRF teams are on the ground helping in the rescue operations.