Two persons were killed when a car they were travelling in collided with a tanker lorry at Kuthiran on Sunday morning.

The deceased were identified as Mohammed Fasli, 53, of Pattimattom in Kottayam and Mohammed Najeeb, 53, of Poothakuzhi.

The incident occurred around 8 a.m. The tanker lorry got its brakes jammed, backed up and hit the car, the police said.

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