Three persons of a family were killed when the motorcycle on which they were travelling was hit by a KSRTC bus at Keeranahalli Koppalu Gate near Kamplapura on Mysore-Madikeri road on Tuesday night. The victims have been identified as Appaji Gowda (50), wife Rukmini (45) and daughter Asha (24), from Keeranahalli village.

The victims were on their way to Keeranahalli from Kamlapura when the bus hit the motorcycle from behind. Traffic was disrupted on the busy road following protests from irate village residents. They demanded compensation for the victims’ family. — Staff Correspondent