Chennai: At least seven persons were killed and several others injured after a van they were travelling in toppled into a valley near Thirupathur in Tamil Nadu, the police said on Saturday April 2.
According to the police, the van was carrying about 30 persons from a village located in a hilly region. They were going to attend a temple festival. As the van was nearing Pudutnadu, it suddenly plunged into a valley.
The police said that seven persons have lost their lives while several others have been injured.
The police and fire service personnel are involved in rescue efforts.