Journalist among 8 killed, 44 injured in Andhra Pradesh road mishap


Tirupati, March 28 (KMS): Eight people including a journalist were killed and 44 injured were injured in a road mishap in Andhra Pradesh in India.

The accident occurred when an over-speeding private bus lost control while negotiating a curve on a ramshackle road and fell into a valley at Bhakarapet in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, police said.

The victims, all relatives, belonged to Anantapuramu district and were on their way to Tirupati from Dharmavaram to attend a wedding ceremony, police added.

Over-speeding resulted in the accident, a senior police official said.

A journalist working in a vernacular newspaper was among those killed in the accident.

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