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From the Archives (April 5, 1969): Three die in Telengana agitation

Three persons were killed when police opened fire to-night [April 4] on stone-throwing Telengana student agitators in Secunderabad. The condition of one more person who was admitted in the Gandhi Hospital with bullet injuries was stated to be critical. Several persons, including policemen were injured in the pitched battle between the police and the agitators for an hour. The Deputy Commissioner of Police, Law and Order, Mr. K.V.V. Subramaniam, and Circle Inspector, Mr. Veerabhadra Rao, were among those injured in the stone-throwing. About 30 policemen were injured and admitted in the Hospital. One bank near Anjali Talkies in Secunderabad was set on fire. The fire brigade immediately rushed to the bank premises and extinguished the fire.

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