Ninety-nine persons were injured in various accidents that occurred during Deepavali celebrations in different parts of Vellore district on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Of these, 64 persons were treated as outpatients in the Government Hospital in Arakkonam. One seriously injured person was admitted to the Government Vellore Medical College Hospital, Adukkamparai, and another to Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore. The rest were treated as outpatients in different hospitals in the district.

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