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Tractor-trailer with over 20 farmers onboard falls into river in Uttar Pradesh’s Hardoi 

A tractor-trailer carrying more than 20 farmers fell into a river in the Hardoi region of Uttar Pradesh today

By wasmulhaq 
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Hardoi: A tractor-trailer carrying more than 20 farmers fell into a river in the Hardoi region of Uttar Pradesh today; 13 of them were able to swim to safety, but efforts are being made to save the others.

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“Six  individuals who came out of the water have been  identified”,  which means that  several people are still missing. However, they asserted that there were at least 20 passengers, “District Magistrate Avinash Kumar, in charge of the rescue, claimed. This suggests that the number of missing men could surpass 10.

They had just sold their cucumbers at a neighbouring mandi when one of the tractor wheels came off on the Garra river bridge in the Pali area.

According to Shyam Singh, an eyewitness, the tractor swerved and crashed through the fence, dragging the trailer and the passengers into the river.

Along with the police, a sizable number of villagers gathered to assist in rescuing the men.

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“We’ve called in divers. We still haven’t been able to find the vehicle to pull it out. “Cranes are prepared for that,” the officer remarked. We have set up nets below bridges downstream as well.

 

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