6 Pilgrims, Including 2 Women Killed In TN Road Mishap


Palani: Six people from Kerala on their way to the famous Lord Muruga temple in Palani town in Tamil Nadu were killed and two others seriously injured in a car-lorry collision on Wednesday, police said.

The six, including two women, died on the spot when the car in which they were travelling and a lorry collided head-on near here early this morning, they said.

The injured had been hospitalised. The occupants of the car from Kottayam district in Kerala were on a pilgrimage trip to the hill shrine of Lord Murugan here in Dindigul district, over 110 km from Madurai, police said.