15/05/2016 9:37 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:26 AM IST

15 Killed As Truck Rams Into Auto-Rickshaw In Telangana's Adilabad District


HYDERABAD -- In a tragic accident, 15 people were killed and three injured after a tipper truck rammed into an auto-rickshaw in Adilabad district of Telangana late last night.

Local police informed that the victims were crushed under the heavy load.

The accident occurred at Bagam village in Bhainsa Mandal in which 13 people were killed on the spot and two passed away on the way to the hospital.

The three injured were rushed to the Nizamabad Hospital for immediate treatment.

The victims were from Bakar Mandal and Nanded district in Maharashtra and were travelling to the Pochamma Temple in Adilabad.

Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao expressed his sympathies and condolences over the death of human lives in the road accident and he instructed the officials to make arrangements for better treatment to the injured.

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