Nagapattinam(TN), Nov 23 (PTI) Four women, who were staying in a cyclone relief camp near Thalainayar in this district, were killed after being hit by a speeding van at Neermulai village on Friday, police said.Also Read - Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Cuddalore, Chidambaram, Mayiladuthurai, Nagapattinam, Thanjavur Seats in Tamil Nadu

The women along with a man were trying to cross the road when the incident took place. The man was injured and has been admitted to a hospital. Also Read - Nagore Kandoori festival begins

The victims were from Thalainayar. Also Read - Iran keen to participate in CPCL expansion: IOC Chairman

Cyclone ‘Gaja’ had crossed the Tamil Nadu coast early on November 16 between Nagapattinam and Vedaranyam, about 300 km from Chennai. It left behind a trail of destruction in Nagapattinam district and also in several other districts.

Several thousand people have been lodged in relief camps in Nagapattinam, one of the worst affected districts.

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