Eight pilgrims dead, several injured as tempo rams into lorry in Andhra Pradesh

Amaravati: Eight people were killed and seven others injured on Sunday (March 28) when the tempo in which they were travelling hit a stationary lorry in Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh, police said.

The victims from Tamil Nadu were on their way back home after a pilgrimage to Srisailam in Andhra Pradesh when the mishap occurred, the police said.

Seven died on the spot while another died while being shifted to a hospital, they said.

Police suspect a thick fog might have caused the mishap.

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