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Truck runs into crowd outside police station in Chittoor

Press Trust of India  |  Amaravati 

Several people were seriously injured and some were feared dead as a truck ran into a crowd outside Yerpedu police station in Chittoor district of this afternoon.

A police officer from Chittoor said as per the preliminary information, at least 20 persons were run over by the wayward truck.

The victims were waiting outside the police station at Yerpedu to submit various applications when the driver of a passing truck lost control and ran over them.

Deputy Chief Minister N Rajappa expressed shock over the incident. He spoke to the Tirupati Superintendent of Police and directed that the injured be extended necessary medical treatment, an official said here.

Further details are awaited.

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First Published: Fri, April 21 2017. 17:14 IST