Tuesday, October 4

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India trailer flips into pond, at least 27 people dead

India trailer flips into pond, at least 27 people dead

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At least 27 people — mostly women and children — were killed after a trailer they were riding in flipped into a pond in India, a local report said. Around 40 people were returning from a religious ceremony at the Chandrika Devi temple when the tractor-pulled transport lost control and overturned into water. Video taken at the scene shows rescuers frantically pulling the victims out of the submerged “tractor trolley” in nearly total darkness. Some stand on top of the trailer to see the victims in the water to the sound of sobs and wailing. One rescuer can be seen pulling a young child from the water and handing him off to another rescuer. As many as 20 injured riders were taken to the hospital in Bheetergaon, where many were pronounced dead. Al...