: Two persons, a driver and a cleaner, died on the spot while two others sustained injuries, when the lorry by which they were travelling, overturned following a tyre burst, near Hasnapur cross in Fartabad village in Jewargi taluk on Monday.

The deceased were identified as Govind D. Shinde (35) and Laxman Kadam (28) from Nanded in Maharashtra, who were transporting plastic pipes.

The two injured are undergoing treatment at the district hospital in Gulbarga. Police have registered a case.