Staff Reporter

DINDIGUL: One person was killed and 26 others injured when a van overturned at Veerasikkampatti village near here on Monday.

Thangapandian of Nellore village near Pattiveeranpatti died soon after being admitted to the Madurai General Hospital.

The other injured were admitted to the Dindigul Government Hospital.

The group was proceeding to Dindigul from Pattiveeranpatti to take part in a demonstration organised by the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam in protest against the remarks made by Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Ram Vilas Vedanti.

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