Belagavi: Chief Minister announced a compensation of Rs 5 Lakh each to the kin of the labourers who were killed after a good vehicle overturned.
The CM who arrived here to attend a private function told reporters that arrangements for the treatment of injured have been made. The cost of medical treatment will be borne by the state government, he added.
Seven labourers were killed on the spot and three others critically injured after a goods vehicle they were travelling in fell into ‘Ballari Nala’ at Kanabaragi village in Belagavi early Sunday morning.
The labourers were construction workers who were going to Belagavi. The vehicle fell into the stream after the driver lost control of it.
The injured were rushed to a hospital where their condition is said to be critical.
(With PTI inputs)