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14 members of a marriage party killed in mishap

Fourteen members of a marriage party were killed and 13 injured when the van they were travelling in collided with a lorry at Palacode near here tonight, police said.



Dharmapuri: Fourteen members of a
marriage party were killed and 13 injured when the van they
were travelling in collided with a lorry at Palacode near here
tonight, police said.

The bride, who was among 27 persons in the van, was
seriously injured while her parents were out of danger, they
said.

The occupants were on their way from Belrampatti village
43 km from here to Bommidi when the mishap occurred.

Highway patrol police and fire service personnel from
Palacode rushed to the spot after receiving information and
began operations to extricate the bodies and rush the injured
to hospital.

Collector P Amudha rushed to the Government Dharmapuri
Medical College Hospital, where the bride and her relatives
have been admitted to find out their condition.

PTI

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