Twelve people, including five
women and an infant, were killed and six others injured when
their vehicle was hit by a speeding lorry in Kadapa district
of Andhra Pradesh early this morning, police said.
The victims, hailing from Nanded district of Maharashtra,
were on their way to Tirumala on a pilgrimage when the
coal-laden lorry collided with their four-wheeler between
Rajampet and Nandularu at around 5.30 AM, police said.
Around 18 persons were travelling in the ill-fated
vehicle, Kadapa district superintendent of police Manish Kumar
The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital, he added.