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Two Lankan refugees killed in Tamil Nadu road mishap

Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016,11:29 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Erode (TN) |  Two Sri Lankan Tamil refugees, who used to stay in a refugee camp in Bhavanisagar, were killed when a van hit the two-wheeler they were riding on, police said.

Thilagan (30) and Ravi (24), were last evening returning to the camp from Sirumugai in neighbouring Coimbatore district after some work when the mishap occurred near Bhavanisagar. Both sustained serious injuries and were rushed to a nearby government hospital. Thilagan died on the way while the other man succumbed to the injuries at the hospital, police said.