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7 of family killed in road accident

Family from Kerala’s Thrissur district was heading to Velankanni when the car’s driver overtook a lorry and crashed into another lorry.

Dindigul (TN): Seven members of a family from Kerala,including two children and two women,were killed Wednesday when their car collided with a lorry at Chattirapatti,about 40 km from here,police said. The family from Kerala’s Thrissur district was heading to Velankanni when the car’s driver overtook a lorry and crashed into another lorry coming from the opposite direction,police said. While five of them died on the spot,the two women died at the hospital. PTI

3 of family killed for witchcraft in Assam

GUWAHATI: The police Wednesday dug out bodies of three persons of a family in a village in Nagaon district in central Assam,with the police saying they had been murdered by fellow villagers on suspicion of practicing ‘witchcraft’ at least 10 days ago. The three bodies have been identified as those of Hangol Bey (70),his brother Sombar Bey (65) and the latter’s wife Ingley Rongfarpi (50). Nagaon SP Vivek Raj Singh said the three were reported missing on November 17,following which it was found that a kangaroo court pronounced a death sentence on the trio. Twenty people have been arrested so far. ENS

42 injured as 2 LPG cylinders explode

JAMMU: Forty two people,including women and children,were injured as two LPG cylinders exploded in Kishtwar district Wednesday. Sources said 35 of the injured have been admitted to the government district hospital in Kishtwar. They were attending a marriage function in Kaligarh village in Sarthal when the cylinders exploded. The cause of blast is yet to be ascertained. The police have started investigation. ENS