Tractor hits hutment, kills two in Maharashtra

March 28th, 2008 - 10:16 pm ICT by admin  


Pune, March 28 (IANS) In a rare incident, a tractor rammed into a hutment killing two senior citizens in Tasgaon Taluka, district Sangli near Pune. According to the police, a tractor was called for Thursday evening by a farmer to pick up decomposed cow dung from a pit in his farm situated on a hill.

The driver of the tractor parked the vehicle on the slope without applying the hand- brake and watched the labourers load the cow dung in a trolley attached to the tractor.

Suddenly the tractor started rolling down the slope and before any one could react, the heavy vehicle dashed against a hutment where the farmer’s old parents were resting.

The tractor driver is absconding since the incident.

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