26 killed as tractor-trolley falls into pond in UP’s Kanpur


Kanpur, Oct 2 (IANS) At least 26 human beings had been killed at the same time as numerous injured after a tractor-trolley carrying devotees overturned and fell into a pond near a village in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur district on Saturday evening.

The devotees, all citizens of Kortha village below Sadh police circle, had long gone to the Chandrika Devi temple in Fatehpur within the tractor-trolley. There have been about forty human beings inside the vehicle. While returning, the trolley overturned right into a roadside pond between Sadh and Gambhirpur village.


The injured had been rushed to a community fitness centre (CHC) in Bhitargaon. The police and senior officers have reached the spot and are supervising the rescue operation.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath have expressed grief over the incident.

“Distressed by using the tractor-trolley mishap in Kanpur. My mind are with all those who’ve misplaced their near and pricey ones. Prayers with the injured. The neighborhood administration is presenting all viable help to the affected,” Prime Minister Modi stated in a tweet.

“The avenue twist of fate in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh is very unhappy and coronary heart-wrenching. The local management is offering treatment to the injured. I explicit my condolences on the irreparable loss of these who have misplaced their cherished ones in this incident. May God supply electricity to his own family to endure this loss,” Shah stated in a tweet.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has instructed officers to provide proper treatment to those injured inside the twist of fate.

The Chief Minister also appealed humans to now not deliver passengers on tractor-trolley. He asserted that tractor-trolley must be used best for agricultural works and freight. “Life is priceless, please don’t be careless,” he stated in a tweet.