: A couple were killed on the spot in a road accident near Valliyoor in the district on Monday evening. Police said A. Abdul Nazir (52) of Tirupur and his wife A. Ajitha Begum (45) had come to Kanyakumari along with a group of tourists. The car, in which they were returning urgently to Tirupur, dashed against a bridge at Kovaneri on four-lane bypass road near Valliyoor. The Valliyoor police have filed a case.

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