Erode (TN), Apr 9 (PTI) Two persons were killed and ten others injured when a van collided with a lorry near here today, police said.

Nine persons, including the van driver and his assistant, were in the van when the mishap occurred, they said.

The driver and his assistant died on the spot while seven others travelling in the van besides three others in the lorry were injured, police said.

The injured have been admitted to hospital.

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