Four were killed and at least three more were seriously injured when a tractor trolley carrying farm labourers fell into a ditch at Tamot-Itlawada valley at Obaidullahganj of Raisen district on Friday morning. The injured have been admitted to Hamidia Hospital in Bhopal. Obaidullahganj SDOP SK Marawi said that the deceased are from village Sanjdi and were going for agriculture work at farm of Madhu Kumar Maheshwari at Mahuakhedi village when the accident occured. There were 36 persons in the tractor trolley.
Eight persons including two children were killed when a truck collided head on with a tractor trolley carrying a marriage party in Nirawali of Gwalior on Sunday morning. The situation is tense on the spot as 15 others were seriously injured. Six were killed on spot while two died in the hospital. The fdead belong to Jaura in Morena.
A search party of special task force (STF) of Chhattisgarh was ambushed by Maoists in south Sukma of Chhattisgarh on Saturday, leaving five jawans seriously wounded. Helicopters were rushed from Raipur to airlift the personnel for treatment.
Southwest monsoon of 2017 made an entry into Madhya Pradesh, covering just a small southwestern part of the state. Among the districts that were partly covered include Mandla, Dindori, Balaghat and Anuppur that was just touched.