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3 children among four killed in bike-lorry collision

Press Trust of India  |  Villupuram (TN) 

Four members of a family, including three children, died when the two-wheeler they were travelling and a lorry collided at a village in the district, police said today.

The mishap occurred at Thoppur Valaivu near Kachirappalayam when the victims were returning from a temple festival around midnight yesterday, they said.

Sakthivel riding the two-wheeler, his daughter, son and niece, all three pillion riders, were killed on the spot.

The driver of the haystack-ladden lorry had been arrested, police said adding further investigation was on.

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First Published: Thu, April 20 2017. 15:07 IST