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Kasargod : Ghastly mishap on NH at Poinachi claims 2 lives, injures 12

Kasargod : Ghastly mishap on NH at Poinachi claims 2 lives, injures 12

Mangalore Today News Network

Kasargod, April 3, 2016 : A head-on collision between a tempo traveller and a  mini lorry  on the National Highway at Poinachi on April 2, Saturday night has claimed the lives of two persons  while injuring 12 others.

accident in kasaragodThe deceased are Ajith (21) of Pilikkod and Sharath (22) from Pallikere in Bekal. If Sharath was in the lorry, Ajith was in the Tempo Traveller.

The mishap took place when  a few employees of a showroom at Trikkaripura were heading towards Bovikkanam on their return from Mangaluru.

The injured included Vishwanath (35) of Talangere, a member of the Kasargod TMC. Other injured persons namely  Mehboob (24), Pramod (21), Ramya (27), Rafi (23), Sunil Kumar (32) and Sujith Kumar (26) have been hospitalised in Mangaluru, while  five other injured persons are being treated in a hospital in Kasargod. The condition of  five of the injured including the TMC member is said to be critical.

The accident affected traffic on the highway  for some time.

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Kamal Nair, Ullal Mon, April-4-2016, 1:10
How sad? We really feel sorry for the deceased when we hear of such accidents. But unless both the vehicles weren’t rash the accident wouldn’t been so major.
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