Hoshangabad (MP): Three labourers were killed as the dumper on which they were travelling overturned on Rampur-Gurra road near the Ordnance Factory, about 40 km from here on Friday, a senior police official said.

The dumper was on its way to a sand mine at Bharoda under Pathrota Police Station limits, Sub Divisional Officer of Police (SDOP), Arun Mishra, told reporters.

The deceased were identified as Golu Purshottam (30), Suraj Varma (30) and Anil (20). Driver of the dumper was absconding, Mishra added.