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4 labourers hurt as lorry falls

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CHENNAI, MAY 4. Four contract labourers working for a private firm which supplied materials to the Heavy Vehicles Factory, Avadi, were injured when a goods-laden lorry fell on its side on the factory premises today. The labourers were travelling on the lorry.

They were identified as Mulu (22), Sasikumar (16), Buddhan (18) and Tipuraj (22). The accident occurred as a front wheel of the lorry sank in soft mud, throwing the labourers off the vehicle, said representatives of the private firm.

The heavy materials on the lorry slid and fell on the workers, injuring them.

Rajkumar, another labourer, who accompanied the injured to the Government General Hospital, said the labourers were from Bhagalpur district in Bihar.

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