CUDDALORE: A State Transport Corporation bus knocked down fatally four youths riding on a moped at Kazhuthur near Veppur on Wednesday night.

The deceased were identified as D.Palanivel (20), C. Dhanasekaran (22), K. Ayyanar (20), all hailing from Kazhuthur, and M. Manohar (20) of Pulivalam (who was driving the moped).

The youths were employed in the Koyambedu market, and they had come down to their native place to celebrate Pongal.

The accident occurred when they were returning to Special Correspondent.

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