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Eight from TN killed in road mishap near Tirupati

Last Updated: Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 11:54

Tirupati: Eight persons, including three women, were killed and 20 others injured when a lorry in which they were travelling capsized near here on Thursday.

The mishap occurred when the lorry driver lost control over it while negotiating a sharp curve at Karveti Nagaram, 30 km from here, police said.

The victims, hailing from Shollingar near Tiruttani in neighbouring Tamil Nadu, were returning home after attending a marriage function.

The injured have been admitted to hospitals here and at nearby Puttur, police said.


First Published: Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 11:54
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