TAMIL NADU

Two killed in accidents

VIRUDHUNAGAR, JULY 24. Two persons were killed in two different road accidents in Virudhunagar district.

According to sources, the driver of a van, C. Paldurai (28), was killed on the spot when a lorry laden with wooden logs hit his vehicle on the Aruppukottai-Tuticorin road near the Pandalkudi police station early this morning. Another man, Periasamy, travelling in the van sustained minor injuries. The lorry driver, Baskaran, was arrested.

Velmurugan (36) of Soolakarai died when a speeding van knocked him down while he was riding his two-wheeler on the Palavanatham - Virudhunagar road last night. The pillion rider, Kannan (29), was admitted to the Government Rajaji Hospital in Madurai.

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