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Accident near Sabarimala, 100 feared dead

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First published: January 14, 2011, 11:05 PM IST | Updated: January 14, 2011
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Accident near Sabarimala, 100 feared dead
A bus carrying pilgrims overturned near the Sabarimala temple on Friday night.

New Delhi: At least 100 pilgrims are feared dead after a bus carrying pilgrims overturned and fell into a ditch near Sabarimala temple on Friday night.

The accident happened 100 km away from sabarimala at around 8.45 PM on Friday night when a bus carrying pilgrims returning from the temple fell into a gorge.

The pilgrims pilgrims were returning from the Sabarimala temple after a Makar Sankranti ritual when the accident happened.

The bus was heading towards Tamil Nadu and the accident took place near the TN-Kerala border.

Rescue teams reached the spot and injured pilgrims were been rushed to the nearby hospitals.

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