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5 labourers killed, 30 hurt as van overturns in Telangana

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

Five persons were killed and 30 others injured when the mini cargo van in which they were travelling overturned in Telangana's district today, police said.

A said they suspect that negligence on part of the van's led to the mishap near town, located about 175 kms from here.

"More than 30 labourers working in a ginning mill were travelling in the vehicle when the accident took place. Five of them died on the spot and 30 people were injured," the said.

The injured, including the van's who sustained multiple fractures, were admitted to different hospitals, he said.

A case was registered in connection with the mishap, he added.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 16:15 IST