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Woman fatally knocked down

Special Correspondent

CHENNAI: A woman died while her husband suffered serious injuries when a speeding milk van knocked down the motorcycle on which they were travelling near ICF on Friday.

Police said Natarajan working in the Railway Protection Force and his wife, Shanti, were on their way home when the accident took place. While Shanti, who suffered grievous injuries, died on the way to a private hospital, Natarajan was undergoing treatment.

The Tirumangalam Traffic Investigation police have registered a case.

Corporation worker robbed

A sanitary worker of the Chennai Corporation was relieved of her three sovereign gold chain and Rs.3,000 in cash by an unidentified person at Tirumangalam in the city on Saturday.

According to police sources, Vasantha (45) attached to Region V of the Chennai Corporation, was working on the 19th Main Road as part of a massive cleaning campaign when the incident took place.

She told the police that the accused gave her some powder that made her unconscious. He took away her chain and a bag containing the cash. The Tirumangalam police are investigating.

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