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22 killed as vehicle falls into Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh

22 killed as vehicle falls into Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh

The accident took place in East Godavari district when the Toofan vehicle fell off Dowleswaram bridge across the river in the early hours of Saturday.



By (IANS)

Published: Sat 13 Jun 2015, 10:09 AM

Last updated: Wed 8 Jul 2015, 2:57 PM

Hyderabad: Twenty-two people were killed on Saturday when a multi utility vehicle (MUV) fell into Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh, police said.

The accident took place in East Godavari district when the Toofan vehicle fell off Dowleswaram bridge across the river in the early hours of Saturday.

The dead include nine women and six children. The rescue workers saved a 13-year-old child.

The victims from Achutapuram village of Visakhapatnam district were returning after a pilgrimage to Tirupati.


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