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.