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Truck hits stationary lorry: 3 killed

Melur police have filed a case.

Truck hits stationary lorry: 3 killed
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Three persons were killed in a road accident, which occurred on a highway near Melur in Madurai district late on Tuesday. The deceased have been identified as S Manthiramurthy (50), truck driver from Kumaragiri village, Thoothukudi district, Shanmugasundaram (60) of Kattabomman Nagar and C Varatharajan (37), truck driver, Namakal, sources said. 

Madurai SP V Baskaran said a salt laden truck from Thoothukudi suffered a breakdown when another truck hauling bundles of firework products from Sivakasi rammed the stationary truck from behind. Melur police have filed a case. 

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