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2 killed, 6 injured in mishap

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Thanjavur:Two women died on the spot and six others sustained serious injuries in Thanjavur today in an accident involving the auto in which they were travelling and a load carrier.

According to sources, all the eight women were returning home from Vazhuthur village near Ayyampettai after attending a funeral, in an auto. When the vehicle near the Sungan Thidal (tollgate), a load carrier sped past the vehicle rubbing it on the right side.

Muthulakshmi (65) and Alliyammal (55) died on the spot, while six others – Malarkodi, Valarmathi, Deivanayagi, Yogeswari, Devi and Kosalai – sustained serious injuries. They have been admitted to the Thanjavur Medical College Hospital.

Thanjavur East police have registered a case. Search is on to nab the load carrier driver.

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