The mini bus fell right into a valley in a tribal space. (Representational)
Seven pilgrims from Karnataka had been killed and 5 injured when a mini bus fell right into a valley in a tribal space in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday, police mentioned.
The victims had been recognized as residents of Chelekeri village in Chitradurga district of Karnataka. The individuals who misplaced their lives had been on a pilgrimage to numerous shrines in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
After a go to to the well-known hill shrine of Lord Rama at Bhadrachalam in neighbouring Telangana, the pilgrims began off for the Satyanarayana Swamy temple at Annavaram in Andhra Pradesh when the tragedy occurred.
The mini bus they had been travelling in fell into the valley close to Valmiki Konda on the Chintoor ghat street within the Agency (tribal) space, police mentioned.
While six of the pilgrims died on the spot, one other succumbed on the way in which to hospital. The 5 injured had been rushed to a hospital in close by Ramapachodavaram. Bodies of the deceased had been eliminated and despatched to the hospital for autopsy, police added. Earlier, police, quoting preliminary info, had mentioned the bus was carrying vacationers. Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy spoke to the East Godavari district officers over telephone and enquired in regards to the accident, a launch from his workplace right here mentioned.
He directed the district authorities to make sure correct remedy to the injured. Leader of the Opposition within the state meeting N Chandrababu Naidu expressed grief over the accident and conveyed his condolences to the bereaved households.
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