Staff Reporter

VIRUDHUNAGAR: Six tourists from West Bengal, including a woman, sustained injuries when the car in which they were travelling was hit by a State Express Transport Corporation bus on the Madurai-Kanyakumari highway.

The injured were identified as B. Viswanath Mandal (40), B. Abjit Mukherjee (22), J. Jaidev (45), J. Jai Chakrabarthi (11), J. Maya Chakrabarthi (39), and B. Ghose (33). The police said the tourists were returning from Kanyakumari when the bus proceeding to Sivakasi from Ramanathapuram hit it.

Viswanath and Jaidev were referred to Government Rajaji Hospital at Madurai and the rest were admitted to the GH in Virudhunagar.