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RAMANATHAPURAM: V. Abitha (6) of Gingee in Villupuram district was fatally knocked down by a speeding van at Ariyanendhal near Paramakudi on Wednesday.

Sources said the van going to Kochin from Rameswaram knocked her down when she was trying to cross the road after the vehicle in which she travelled halted for refreshment. She was among the group of devotees scheduled to visit Sabarimala.

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