Staff Reporter

GUNTUR: Three persons died on the spot and seven others were injured when a van hit a stationary tipper from behind at Appikatla, near here, on Saturday.

The three dead were identified as Kollipara Rama Rao, 55, his mother-in-law Mogli Annapurnamma, 70, and another boy P. Hari Kiran, 8.

In another case, Vignesh, a 10th standard student of Viketan Public High School, Tarnaka in Hyderabad, was drowned in the Nagarjunasagar reservoir on Saturday. He had gone there for a picnic.