Vehicle Overturn Kills 26, Injures 10 in India

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Lucknow, India, Oct 02, 2022, SPA -- farm tractor pulling a wagon loaded with people overturned and fell into a pond in northern India, killing 26 people, most of them women and children, officials said Sunday, according to AP.
Superintendent of Police Tej Swaroop Singh said the wagon was carrying around 40 people returning from a ceremony at a nearby local Hindu temple Saturday night. He said most of the deaths were due to drowning.
At least 10 people were injured in the accident in Kanpur city's Ghatampur area, about 60 miles (100 kilometers) southwest of Uttar Pradesh state's capital, Lucknow. The injured have been admitted to a hospital.
The cause of the accident is under investigation.
--SPA
09:51 LOCAL TIME 06:51 GMT
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