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Six of family meet watery grave as car plunges into canal in TN

Press Trust of India  |  Coimbatore 

Six members of a family, including two minor girls, drowned after their car fell into a canal near here in the early hours of Wednesday, police said.

The accident occurred when the family, hailing from Masakalipalayam in the city, was returning after visiting the shrine. The car plunged into the canal at Kedimedu, after the lost control of it, they said.

Senior district and police officials have rushed to the spot and operations are on to retrieve the bodies, they added.

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First Published: Wed, March 13 2019. 10:15 IST