12 killed, six injured in road mishap in AP

Published: 21st September 2012 09:58 AM  |   Last Updated: 21st September 2012 09:58 AM   |  A+A-


Twelve people, including five women and an infant, were killed and six others injured when their vehicle was hit by a speeding lorry in Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh early this morning, police said.

The victims, hailing from Nanded district of Maharashtra, were on their way to Tirumala on a pilgrimage when the coal-laden lorry collided with their four-wheeler between Rajampet and Nandularu at around 5.30 AM, police said.

Around 18 persons were travelling in the ill-fated vehicle, Kadapa district superintendent of police Manish Kumar Sinha said.

The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital, he added.

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