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Three killed during Holi festivities in Hyderabad

PTI  Hyderabad, March 27, 2013
First Published: 18:19 IST(27/3/2013) | Last Updated: 18:20 IST(27/3/2013)

Tragedy struck Holi celebrations in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday with the death of three people in three separate incidents, police said.


A youth drowned in a well in IDL area in Kukatpally. Police said he had gone to the well to take a bath after celebrating Holi.

A six-year-old boy drowned in a water tank near Koyalagudem in Choutuppal mandal of Nalgonda district. He too was taking bath after playing Holi.

A youth, playing Holi, was killed after a truck knocked him down in Adigoppala in Durgi mandal of Guntur district.

In Kadapa district, a five-year-old boy accidentally fell into a borewell while playing Holi with friends. He was rescued by villagers. The incident took place in Kumarampalli in Vempalli mandal.

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