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Couple, 2-year old child killed by speeding tractor

Last Updated: Sunday, April 7, 2013 - 19:35

Madurai: A young couple and their two-year old daughter were killed when a speeding tractor knocked them down while walking on a road in neighbouring Virudhunagar district, triggering a nearly two-hour long road roko by villagers agitated over the incident.

27-year old Bose and his wife Banumathi (25) along with their child were returning home after taking bath in a well when the brick-ladden tractor ranover them at Veerasolam, about 60 km from here.

The accident sparked tension with the people of the village blocking the Veerasolam-Abiram road demanding the arrest of the tractor driver and compensation for the victims` family.

Tiruchuli DSP Subramaniyam pacified the villagers and assure action.

PTI

First Published: Sunday, April 7, 2013 - 19:35
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