Staff Reporter

Thiruvananthapuram: A 25-year-old woman who was riding pillion on a motorbike fell on the road and was run over by a public transport bus in front of the MLA Hostel here on Wednesday afternoon.

The police identified the deceased as Archana of Thachottukavu. They said she was a student of Sree Sankara College in the city.

The police have no clue about the person who drove the bike. A private television channel has now got a visual of the bike driver making good his escape after his pillion rider was killed.

The police said efforts were on to identify him.

They have registered a case of unnatural death in this connection.

Buried under mud

Six labourers were buried under mud after the side of a deep trench they had dug for laying pipes collapsed on them at Vettamukku on Wednesday afternoon. Local people extricated them. They have been admitted to General Hospital with minor injuries.

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