3 Andhra officials killed as car plunges into canal

Updated: 14 September, 2020 17:17 IST | IANS | Mumbai

The police are trying to ascertain how the accident occurred, as well as waiting for the post-mortem report

This picture has been used for representational purpose only
This picture has been used for representational purpose only

Three Andhra Pradesh government employees, including one working on contract, were killed when a car they were travelling in plunged into an irrigation canal in Tanuku in West Godavari district on Monday morning.

West Godavari Superintendent of Police K Narayan Naik told IANS that the deceased were identified as Sekhar, a senior assistant in Tanuku municipal office; Katari Srinivas, a water boy in the RTO office; and Dasari Nagasubashini, a cluster coordinator of Velugu project.

Tanuku is 37 km north-east of Bhimavaram.

Meanwhile, police are trying to ascertain how the accident occurred, as well as waiting for the post-mortem reports.

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First Published: 14 September, 2020 15:15 IST

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