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Kasargod : Elderly couple killed, 5 others injured as car crashes against stationed tanker

Kasargod : Elderly couple killed, 5 others injured as car crashes against stationed tanker

Mangalore Today News Network

Kasargod, Nov 16, 2015 : An elderly couple who were residents of Heroor in Bandyodu lost their lives while five others sustained injuries when the Alto car in which they were travelling  went out of control of the driver and hit a parked tanker  near Hosangady in Manjeshwar on November 15, Sunday.

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The deceased are Umesh Mayya (70) and his wife Sharada (65). The couple  along with five other family members were heading towards Bandyodu from Mangaluru when the tragedy struck. The injured namely Chidananda, Shobha,  Parvathi and children Manvitha and Sangeetha have been hospitalised. The tanker which was heading towards Kasargod from Mangaluru  was parked near a checkpost when the mishap took place.

In an act resplendent of communal harmony several members of the Muslim community in the area had rushed to the help of their Hindu brethren who were injured in the mishap and also arranged for blood for the injured.

Manjeshwar police have registered a case.

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Sharath, Puttur Mon, November-16-2015, 12:51

Only if the speed is uncontrollable the accidents become a major one.

Puspalatha, Mangalore Mon, November-16-2015, 12:49

How sad?By the condition of the car feel the people present in the vehicle might be seriously injured.

Ganesh, Mysore Sun, November-15-2015, 11:10
A tragic incident. It was their fate that the elderly couple lost life in the accident. When such incidents takes place we realize the value of life and religion is bull shit.
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