Seventeen killed in Andhra road mishap

June 22nd, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI  

Warangal (AP), June 22 (ANI): At least seventeen people of a marriage party were killed and 20 others injured when a lorry rammed into two tractors at a village in Andhra Pradesh’s Warangal District this morning.

According to sources, the incident took place when a speeding lorry hit the tractors from behind and ran over people standing around them.

Twelve people were killed on the spot, while five others, including the bridegroom died in the hospital.

The injured have been admitted to a government hospital in Warangal and Mehaboobabad Districts. (ANI)

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