Two mishaps claim 14 lives in Andhra Pradesh

Hyderabad: Fourteen persons including five children were killed and eight others sustained injuries in two different road accidents in Andhra Pradesh Sunday.

In Nalgonda district, 12 persons including five children and four women were killed when a tractor in which they were travelling overturned and plunged into a roadside lake near Chennarigudem village, police said.

The mishap occurred when the victims were returning after visiting a temple. The injured were admitted to a hospital at Kodad.

In Vizianagaram district, two persons were killed on the spot and three others injured when a lorry collided against a vehicle coming from opposite direction at Choudantivalsa.