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Telangana: Ten including six children killed after autorickshaw falls in farm well

The autorickshaw was going to Mendora from Mupkal in a bypass road when the mishap occurred

telangana Updated: Mar 25, 2018 21:05 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Hyderabad
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Bhagwan Singh moving down to well which he dug in 20 days to get water for his agriculture field. (HT File Photo)

Ten persons, including six children, were killed when their autorickshaw fell into an agricultural well in Nizamabad district of Telangana on Sunday day, police said.

The autorickshaw was going to Mendora from Mupkal in a bypass road when the mishap occurred, police said.

The vehicle was carrying 14 persons. Four of them were rescued.

Among the deceased were four women, aged around 40-50, police said.

The injured autorickshaw driver was hospitalised, police said.

The vehicle carried passengers much beyond its capacity, police said, adding, over speeding and negligence by the driver was suspected to be the cause of the tragedy.

First Published: Mar 25, 2018 21:05 IST