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8 Sabarimala Pilgrims Killed In TN Mishap

At least eight people who were returning from Sabarimala were killed after the vehicle they were travelling in plunged into a gorge

8 Sabarimala Pilgrims Killed In TN Mishap
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At least eight people who were returning from Sabarimala were killed after the vehicle they were travelling in plunged into a gorge here, a senior district official said on Saturday. 
    
The accident occurred late on Friday, District Collector K V Muralidharan said.
      
Two injured persons have been admitted to a hospital here.
     
The mishap is suspected to have taken place after the driver lost control of the vehicle while maneuvering a bend in the hilly route.
    
While seven people died on the spot, one succumbed to injuries en route to the hospital, official added.
     
The deceased included a minor boy and they were residents of Andipatti in the district. They were returning from Sabarimala. 

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