At least 11 people were killed and 12 others critically injured after a tractor trolley carrying pilgrims overturned in Neemuch district on Thursday, as per news agency ANI. 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.
Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced ex gratia of Rs 2 lakhs for the next of kin of those killed in road accident in Neemuch.