Two killed, 50 injured in accident

CUDDALORE: Two members of the Bharatiya Khet Mazdoor Union (BKMU), affiliated to the Communist Party of India, were killed and 50 other farm labourers injured in an accident at Pethanaickankuppam in Kurinjipadi block near here on Monday.

According to CPI district secretary, T. Manivasagam the accident occurred when they were returning to Palayamkottai in Kattumannarkoil. The deceased were identified as Irudhaya Mary (40) and Aruptha Mary (50).

The accident occurred after their vehicle overturned following a tyre burst, Mr. Manivasagam said. — Special Correspondent

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