On Monday, a mini truck overturned and fell into a roadside ditch in Jabalpur killing 12 labourers while 30 others were injured while negotiating a curve, a police official said.
Eight persons died on the spot, Jabalpur SP MahendraSingh Sikarwar told PTI. "Twelve labourers including eight women were killed when the mini truck overturned while heading towards a village in the district and fell into a ditch," Sikarwar said.
The injured persons have been rushed to a hospital.
Further details are awaited.