6 killed as lorry, auto collide head-on in Telangana

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Hyderabad, Jan 29 (PTI): Six people were killed when a lorry and an autorickshaw collided head-on at a village in Mahabubabad district of Telangana on Friday, police said The six - three men and as many women - were in the auto, the police said.

The accident occurred in Marrimitta village, they said.

As per preliminary information, negligence on the part of the lorry driver was believed to be the cause of the mishap, they added.

Expressing grief over the deaths, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao conveyed his condolences to the members of the bereaved families. PTI SJR NVG NVG