Hyderabad, June 13: Twenty-two people were killed on Saturday when a multi utility vehicle (MUV) fell into Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh, police said.
The accident took place in East Godavari district when the Toofan vehicle fell off Dowleswaram bridge across the river in the early hours of Saturday.
The dead include nine women and six children. The rescue workers saved a 13-year-old child.
Major accident near Rajamundhry Devaleshwaram barrage. 21 suspected dead. First pictures from scene. pic.twitter.com/Ynepz9W25Y— ANI (@ANI_news) June 13, 2015
The victims from Achutapuram village of Visakhapatnam district were returning after a pilgrimage to Tirupati.