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Two women sanitation workers killed in road accident

They were travelling in an auto-rickshaw when a speeding lorry collided with their vehicle at Timmapur Cross Road, when the two women died on the spot.

Published: 15th July 2017 02:40 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th July 2017 02:40 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

WARANGAL: Two women sanitation workers were killed and four others injured in a road accident near here this morning, police said.

All six were travelling in an auto-rickshaw when a speeding lorry collided with their vehicle at Timmapur Cross Road, they said. Two of the auto occupants - K Sulochana (45) and S Mariymma (53) - died on the spot.

Both women, residents of Mamnoor town, were employed as sanitation workers with the Greater Municipal Corporation of Warangal, a police officer said.

The two women were on their way to work at Mamnoor in the auto-rickshaw when the mishap took place, he said.

The injured were admitted in the M G M Hospital here, the police said.

Mayor M Narender said as per instructions from Telangana Municipal Administration Minister K Rama Rao, a compensation of Rs 5 lakh each will be given to the families of the deceased.

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