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YSRC MLA Shobha Nagi Reddy dies in road accident

PTI  Hyderabad, April 24, 2014
First Published: 15:17 IST(24/4/2014) | Last Updated: 15:24 IST(24/4/2014)

YSR Congress party candidate B Shobha Nagi Reddy, who was seeking a re-election from Allagadda constituency in Andhra Pradesh in the upcoming assembly polls, on Thursday succumbed to her injuries sustained in a road accident in Kurnool district, police said.

46-year-old, Shobha, a sitting MLA was seriously injured after the four-wheeler in which she was travelling turned turtle at around 11.30 pm last night while returning after a election campaign in Kurnool.

She was rushed to a private hospital at Banjara Hills here with severe bleeding injuries, where she died undergoing treatment.

A medical bulletin issued by Care Hospital today said "We are sad to inform Shobha Nagi Reddy, who was brought to Care Hospital on April 24 following a major road accident is no more."

Two gunman and the vehicle driver, who were travelling along with Shobha had also suffered injuries and were undergoing treatment at a hospital in Kurnool.

Their condition is out of danger, a police officer said adding, "it seems the vehicle driver lost control while trying to take a turn as paddy was put on the road."

The woman legislator is survived by her husband former MP Bhuma Nagi Reddy, two daughters and a son.


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