Mangaluru, May 17, 2016 : A mother and her son, both residents of Montepadavu have died in a car mishap at Zubail, while they were returning after a Umrah pilgrimage.
The deceased are Khatijamma (50) and her son Abbas (29). Khatijamma’s husband Mohammad (60) and Mainaz, wife of Abbas are injured in the mishap and hospitalised.
The deceased Abbas worked for a construction firm in Zubail and had taken along his parents and wife to the pilgrimage. They were returning in a car along with four family members of his friend from Kerala when the mishap took place at around 2 am. It is said the car crashed against a road divider after the driver lost control over the vehicle. Abbas was married just six months ago.
State Minister for Health and Family Welfare UT Khader visited the house of the deceased at Montepadavu and consoled the grieving family members.