15 people killed in road mishap in Telangana’s Adilabad


Fifteen people including five women and seven children, were killed after Tipper truck rammed into an auto-rickshaw in Adilabad district of Telangana late last night.

The incident occurred on the outskirts of Bhainsa town of the district at midnight when a speeding gravel-laden tipper collided head on with the auto carrying 18 people, Adilabad District Superintendent of Police Tarun Joshi told media over phone.

Fourteen people died on the spot and another died on the way to a hospital, the police officer said, adding, three others who were injured in the accident were shifted to a hospital in neighbouring Nizamabad district. The deceased were on their way to a temple and had hired the auto, Joshi said.

Wefornews Bureau

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