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12 killed in road mishap near Tirupati

Head-on collision between van and a state-run transport corporation bus
PTI | By HT Correspondent, Tirupati
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2010 12:48 PM IST

Twelve persons were killed and two others seriously injured in a head-on collision between a van and a state-run transport corporation bus near here in the wee hours today.

The mishap occurred when the van, carrying 14 persons from Nellore, collided with the bus coming from the opposite direction at Agarala village, 25 kms from here, police said. The victims, all occupants of van, hailed from Nellore.

Eleven persons died on the spot while another breathed his last at the government hospital here, they said, adding the injured have been admitted in the same hospital.

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