One person was killed and 18 were injured in an accident involving a mini-bus and a lorry at Navalund in Dharwad district on Saturday. The dead was identified as Shivanand Babaleshwar, driver of the mini-bus. The injured included students and staff of S.P. Alur Pre-university and High School of Hunashihal village in Bijapur district who were on an excursion to Banavasi, Jog Falls and Dharmasthala. The injured have been admitted to the Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) Hospital in Hubli.

— Staff Correspondent

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