VIZIANAGARAM: Two women - Pediredla Suramma (60) and Pediredla Atchiyamma (55) - of Pothampeta village in L. Kota mandal were killed on the spot and two others escaped with minor injuries when the autorickshaw in which they were returning home from S. Kota on Monday hit an electric pole at Paturu village under Vallampudi police station limits in Vepada mandal.

Kakinada: The cleaner of a rice-laden lorry was killed when the vehicle overturned after hitting a tractor, bringing him under the heavy weight of rice bags, near Yanamadala railway gateunder Ramachandrapuram police station limits on Monday.