3 labourers killed in accident on under-construction Lucknow-Agra Expressway in UP

3 labourers killed in accident on under-construction Lucknow-Agra Expressway in UP

08_05_2015-08-5_up_6Unnao, Aug 9- Three labourers were killed and four others injured when a portion of an under construction bridge collapsed on the Lucknow-Agra Green Expressway here today. Police sources here said that the incident occurred at Sridharpur Bhikaripur Patwasia village under Bangarmau police station when the iron net of the under construction bridge fell on the labourers. Of the four injured, condition of two was slated to be critical and they have been rushed to the Trauma Centre in Lucknow. The deceased have been identified as Laxman Lohar(45) and Gazia Nayak(26), both of West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand while the third one is Ugrasen Nayak of Odisha. The critically injured are Shivvaran(45) and Ganesh (25), both from Jharkhand. The expressway authorities have ordered a probe into the incident. Lucknow-Agra Expressway, a 300 km six-lane road, is the dream project UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav which is expected to be completed by next year.

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