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Telangana road accident: 15 killed, 3 injured
In a major road accident, fifteen people of a family from Maharashtra lost their lives. The dead include five women and seven children. The incident occurred on the outskirts of Bhainsa town of Adilabad district in Telangana at midnight on Saturday.

According to Adilabad District Superintendent of Police Tarun Joshi, the unfortunate incident took place when a speeding gravel-laden tipper collided head on with the auto carrying eighteen persons.

The tipper fell on the auto and its occupants were crushed to death. While fourteen people died on the spot, one died on the way to hospital. Three others who also got injured in the incident have been taken to a nearby hospital in neighbouring Nizamabad district. 

The deceased were on their way to a temple and had hired the auto. "The deceased include five women, four boys and three girls," Bhainsa Rural police station Circle Inspector Vinod Reddy said. 

The family belong to Bhokar mandal in Nanded district of Maharashtra and they had been working in brick kilns in Nizamabad.

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