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17 labourers injured as truck hits load carrier in Kathua

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Jammu: A truck rammed into a load carrier in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district on Wednesday, leaving 17 labourers, including a pregnant woman, injured, police said.

A concrete mixer machine was also damaged in the accident which took place near Baswai Morh along the Jammu-Pathankot highway around 9 am.

They said the driver of the truck lost control and collided with the load carrier carrying labourers for work.

All the injured were rushed to a hospital and the condition of three of them was stated to be “serious”, they said, adding the truck driver abandoned the vehicle and fled the scene after the accident.

A case has been registered. (PTI)

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