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11 labourers die in accident near Koppala

india Updated: May 10, 2011 14:54 IST

11 labourers, including eight women, were killed on Monday and nine others injured when a truck in which they were travelling collided with a lorry in Koppala district, police said.

The labourers, most of them working in a private poultry farm in Boodagumpa village, were going to their work place when the mishap occurred, police said.

While 10 persons died on the spot, another succumbed to her injuries in the Koppala district hospital, they said. All the injured have been admitted to a hospital.

The lorry driver is absconding after the accident, police said.