Staff Reporter

VISAKHAPATNAM: Seven passengers of an autorickshaw, including the driver, were killed and four others injured when the vehicle collided with an oil tanker opposite the Naval auditorium, Samudrika, near Pipeline junction here in the early hours of Saturday.

The autorickshaw was going from Gajuwaka to Convent junction when the tanker going towards Malkapuram dragged the crushed auto for some distance before hitting a 10-foot high wall.