11 killed, 22 hurt as tractor overturns in MP

Neemuch: At least 11 people, including four children, were killed and 22 others injured when a tractor-trolley overturned at Kaankhapatta village near Nayagaon town in the district today, a police official said.

The people were returning to their native Khanderia Kachria village in Mandsaur district after visiting a temple in neighbouring Rajasthan when their vehicle toppled, Neemuch Superintendent of Police Manoj Kumar Singh told PTI.

As the tractor overturned, the passengers got trapped under it leading to the death of 11 of them, he said

Among the deceased are four children, six women and a man. Their identities are yet to be established, the SP said.

The injured persons have been referred to Neemuch district hospital, he said.