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Five dead, eight injured in Andhra Pradesh road mishap

The victims were returning from Tirumala when the driver allegedly lost control while fighting the urge to sleep.

Published: 31st May 2017 12:16 PM  |   Last Updated: 31st May 2017 12:16 PM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

KADAPA: Five persons including three children died, while eight others were injured after the mini bus they were returning to Hyderabad in rammed into a tractor parked on the road margin at Kanaguduru in Duvvur mandal here on early Tuesday.

All the 13 passengers belonged to the same family from Ibrahimpatnam near Hyderabad, said the police. The victims were returning from Tirumala when the driver allegedly lost control while fighting the urge to sleep, said police.

The injured passengers were admitted to a hospital in Chagalmarri in Kurnool district.



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