Suryapet:Five persons were killed in an accident and three others sustained serious injuries when an auto rickshaw rammed into a lorry near Khammam road at Kodad in Suryapet district on Sunday.

According to details Ten people were travelling in the auto rickshaw and were returning to their village after witnessing the holy wedding of lord Srirama-Sita at a temple in Thummara village when this accident occured.

The injured were shifted to nearby hospital in Kodad for treatment.Police registered a case and probing the incident.

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