Two youths who were riding a motorcycle were killed when they were hit by a private bus near Koothuparamba here on Thursday.

The motorcyclists, identified as B. Ashokan (34) and T. Shaiju (28), both hailing from Chittariparamba near Koothuparamba, were fatally injured when the two-wheeler they were riding was knocked off by a private bus that was coming from the opposite direction at Kinavakku around 12 noon. Both died on the spot. The bodies were kept at the government hospital at Koothuparamba.

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