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Two Devotees Crushed To Death In Andhra Pradesh


(MENAFN- IANS)

Amaravati, Dec 3 (IANS) Two devotees were killed in a road accident in Andhra Pradesh's Kakinada district on Saturday, police said.

A car knocked down the devotees when they were walking from Srikakulam district to Vijayawada to offer prayers at Kanaka Durga temple.

Two devotees -- Eshwara Rao and Santosh -- died on the spot.

Police have registered a case and arrested the driver. A police officer said that further investigations are on.

Bhavani Deeksha is the second largest festival celebrated at the Kanaka Durga temple after Dasara. Devotees take a 40-day-long Deeksha during which they wear red robes and offer special prayers.

--IANS

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