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Eight killed during Holi celebrations

Source : IANS
Last Updated: Wed, Mar 27, 2013 16:20 hrs

Hyderabad, March 27 (IANS) Eight people were killed in four separate incidents during Holi celebrations in Andhra Pradesh Wednesday, police said.

Five youths drowned in a lake in Nizamabad district. Police said they drowned in Basant Lake in Srikonda while taking bath. The bodies were retrieved and taken to a hospital in Armoor town for autopsy.

A youth drowned in a well in IDL area in Kukatpally here. Police said he had gone to the well to take a bath after celebrating Holi.

A six-year-old boy drowned in a water tank near Koyalagudem in Choutuppal mandal of Nalgonda district. He too was taking bath after playing Holi.

A youth, playing Holi, was killed after a truck knocked him down in Adigoppala in Durgi mandal of Guntur district.

In Kadapa district, a five-year-old boy accidentally fell into a borewell while playing Holi with friends. He was rescued by villagers. The incident took place in Kumarampalli in Vempalli mandal.

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