In a tragic road accident, five persons were killed in Chittoor district on Monday.
Lorry rams into auto-rickshaw killing five in Chittoor district
Five people died instantly while three others were injured in the accident and were shifted to Ruia Government Hospital in Tirupati for medical treatment.
The deceased bodies were sent to a government hospital in Srikalahasti for post-mortem.
The accident occurred while they were heading home after offering prayers at Srikalahasti on the occasion of Mahasivaratri festival.
A case has been registered and the police are investigating.