Staff Correspondent

MYSORE: Four persons were killed in two separate accidents in Mysore city and its surroundings in the last 24 hours.

Two persons on a two-wheeler were crushed under the wheels of a KSRTC bus on Nanjangud Road here on Sunday evening. Two children who were on the same two-wheeler escaped with minor injuries.

While Naveen (28) died on the spot, Dasappa (30) died on the way to hospital. Dasappa's four-year-old son and his teenage nephew survived.

In another accident, two persons were killed and 14 others were injured in an accident between a van and a mini goods vehicle at Kempaiyyanahundi near here on Sunday night.

According to reports, the deceased have been identified as Mahesh (30), a resident of Melapura and Kamalamma, a resident of Siddaramanahundi. The injured were admitted to K.R. Hospital.