Visakhapatnam: Nine people including
seven women were killed and 32 injured when the van in which they were travelling fell into a stream near Kadasilpa here, police said Tuesday.
The incident took place late last night in the agency area of Chintapalli mandal in the district.
According to police about 50-55 people were on their way
to Gannavaram from Chintapalli after receiving housing scheme
payments when the mishap occurred.
The driver of the van on crossing a bridge lost control
over the vehicle, which overturned and then fell into the
stream killing five persons on the spot, police said.
Four others succumbed to their injuries at a nearby
hospital in Chintapalli, where injured have also been
admitted, police added.