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Nine killed in road mishap in Hyderabad

Nine persons, including four women and two children, were killed on Friday after a vehicle in which they were travelling collided head-on with a lorry in the neighbouring Medak district, police said.

india Updated: Apr 10, 2009 17:43 IST

Nine persons, including four women and two children, were killed on Friday after a vehicle in which they were travelling collided head-on with a lorry in the neighbouring Medak district, police said.

Five persons including the auto-driver were killed on the spot while four others died on way to hospital, they said.

"Both the vehicles were driven at high speed," a police officer said.

The victims belong to nearby villages of Toopran mandal. The lorry driver fled the scene soon after the incident and further investigations were on, he said.