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Six killed in mishap in Telangana as lorry hits autorickshaw

PTI 20 Aug 2014, 17:34:25 PM IST
Hyderabad:  Six persons were killed today and three children injured after a three-wheeler in which they were travelling was hit by a lorry in Mahabubnagar district of Telangana.

The incident occurred at around 1130 hours near Maganoor mandal of the district, when a lorry proceeding towards Raichur from Hyderabad collided head-on with a autorickshaw resulting in the death of six persons, Makthal Circle Inspector Venkateswarlu said.

The injured have been shifted to a nearby hospital, Maganoor sub-inspector Anil Kumar said, adding the driver of the lorry fled from the scene after the mishap.