Tough days for Belwa villagers in Kakori seem unending as three persons including two brothers in their teens succumbed to their burn injuries which was inflicted to them when villagers protesting against the death of a 9-year-old girl in a road accident, set ablaze the dumper responsible for the girl’s death. The incident took place on May 10.
Shockingly, of the 16 still recuperating from the burn injuries in the hospitals, many are stated to be in critical condition.
Those who died on Sunday and Saturday were identified as Dinesh Kumar (25), son of Motilal and brothers Saroj Kumar (18) and Anuj Kumar (15), sons of Angnu Lal.
On May 10, 9-year-old Muskan was coming from some relatives house along with her father Shamshad and mother Majida on a tempo. After alighting the tempo, the three were crossing the road when a dumper being used for the construction of Agra-Lucknow Expressway mowed down the girl. Enraged villagers then set on fire the dumper and another dumper which was also passing by. However, the tanker of the dumper exploded inflicting burn injuries to 19 persons.
All were rushed to the hospitals for treatment.
However, tragedy at Belwa village seem to be never ending with three persons succumbing to burn injuries on Sunday and Saturday morning. Pal of gloom descended at the village when the bodies of the three arrived. Local MP Kaushal Kishore, local MLA Sharda Pratap Shukla and many others were present and assured the villagers of all cooperation.
Huge quantities of explosive materials, including gelatin sticks, detonators and Ammonium Nitrate, were seized by the Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) of