THANJAVUR: Three persons were killed on the spot and six others injured when a car in which they were travelling rammed a stationary private college bus near Auxillium School on Thanjavur-Tiruchi road here on Sunday.

The deceased were Senthilnathan (40), Hariharan (16) son of Ravi, Thanjavur and Prabhu (13) son of Gunasekaran, Tirupur.

The injured were admitted to hospital. The condition of the driver of the car Ramachandran was said to be serious. The other injured were Seetha (35), Kavitha (30), Karthik (14), Satheeshkumar (12) and Abinaya (10), all belonging to Manachanallur. They were returning after attending a function at Kurunkulam near Thanjavur. — Special Correspondent