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Andhra: Six killed in road mishap at Gajapathinagaram

Published: 29th September 2012 08:03 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th September 2012 08:03 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

Six persons were killed and eight others injured when their auto-rickshaw collided with a lorry at Gajapathinagaram village in neighbouring Vizianagaram district today, police said.

While three passengers were killed on the spot as many succumbed to their injuries while being shifted to a local hospital, they said.

The mishap occurred when the auto driver rammed into the sand-laden lorry while overtaking another vehicle, police said.

The deceased have been identified as P Tata (60), L. Chandrudu (55), Ramalakshmu (48), T Simhachalam (65), T. Adinarayana and K.Appalanarsi.

The injured were admitted to government hospital at Gajapathinagaram and other hospitals, police added.

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