Four people drown in canal in Noida

May 13th, 2008 - 3:16 am ICT by admin  


Greater Noida, May 12 (IANS) Three women and a boy were drowned when the tractor trolley in which they were travelling fell into a canal here Monday. The tractor was taking 25 people to Bulandshar when the accident occurred near Samna in Greater Noida.

According to superintendent of police, rural, Babu Ram, the tractor trolley was transporting farmers’ families to Bulandshar after attending a night prayer (jagran) in village Raghvir Garhi.

The driver lost control and the vehicle fell into the upper Ganges canal near Samana. The deceased were identified as Savitri, Chanda, Murti and Sorav (8). About a dozen people injured were admitted to a hospital at Dadri. Their condition was said to be improving.

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