MP: 2 migrant workers killed, 6 injured as van falls into well

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Barwani, Apr 18 (PTI) Two migrant labourers were killed and six others seriously injured when a van in which they were returning from Maharashtra fell into a well in Madhya Pradesh's Barwani district on Sunday, police said.

The accident took place around 5.30 am in a village under Rajpur police station area, located nearly 40 km from the district headquarters, sub-divisional officer of police Padam Singh Baghel said.

The van driver apparently fell asleep and as a result, the vehicle fell into the well, he said.

The labourers were returning from Maharashtra to their native places in Barwani, the official said.

The two deceased labourers included a woman. They have been identified as Hadibai (50) and Ashok Nazaria (23).

The injured labourers were admitted to a hospital, the official said.

A case has been registered, he added. PTI COR LAL GK GK