Kasganj Tractor Trolley Accident news
Kasganj Tractor Trolley Accident news

Kasganj Tractor Trolley Accident : At least 22 people were killed when a tractor-trolley carrying devotees fell into a pond in UP’s Kasganj district on the occasion of Magh Purnima. Rescue operations were launched by villagers. Many of the injured were taken to hospitals in serious condition.

A major accident took place in Uttar Pradesh’s Kasganj today.The incident took place when a tractor-trolley full of devotees going to bathe in the Ganga on the occasion of Magh Purnima fell into a pond and 22 people on it died instantly. Rescue operations have been started by the villagers. The seriously injured were shifted to a hospital.

All the deceased were going to take bath at Kadarganj Ganga ghat in Patiala on the occasion of Magh Purnima. A tractor-trolley overturned and fell into a pond in Kasganj on Saturday morning, killing 22 people, including seven children, police said. The incident took place on Patiali-Dariyavganj road under Patiali police station area when people were going to take bath in the river Ganga on a tractor trolley.

Aligarh Range Commissioner Shalabh Mathur said that the tractor trolley overturned and fell into a seven-eight feet deep pond. The tractor driver was trying to overtake another vehicle and this led to the accident, he said. A total of 22 people were killed, including seven children. Around 15-20 people have been injured who have been taken to hospital.

“The tractor-trolley was coming from Jaithra in Etah district. I am going to the spot.Mathur said the bodies will be handed over to the families of the deceased after postmortem. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced financial assistance of Rs 2 lakh each to the kin of the deceased and Rs 50,000 to the injured.

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Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has taken cognizance of the incident. CM Yogi expressed his condolences to the families of the deceased. The CM instructed the officials to reach the spot immediately. The Chief Minister has also ordered proper treatment of the injured.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed district officials to ensure proper treatment of the injured. The state government has announced a compensation of Rs 2-2 lakh to the next of kin of the deceased and Rs 50-50 thousand for the injured.

Kasganj Tractor Trolley Accident