Staff Reporter

KANNUR: Grief struck Koodali here following a tragic accident on Saturday that claimed two lives.

K. Ratheeshan, 30, and Anilkumar, 45, were crushed to death when a lorry carrying horses for a film shooting in the area overturned. Five others injured in the mishap have been hospitalised.

The accident occurred at 8 p.m. on Saturday near the shooting location of the film ‘Pazhassiraja,’ directed by Hariharan with Mammootty as the central character. The mishap happened when the shooting was about to begin. The lorry carrying the horses overturned when a portion of the roadside caved in.

The vehicle turned on its side on to the people had who gathered there to see the shooting. The film shooting was suspended after the incident.