Six killed in two accidents

Staff Correspondent

MYSORE: Six persons were killed and over 30 injured in two separate accidents in Mandya district in the last 24 hours. Four persons were killed on the spot on Friday night and 30 were injured when a van carrying them overturned near Halagur near Malavalli taluk of Mandya district. According to police, the persons was travelling from Ranganathapura of T. Narsipura taluk to Muttatti in Malavalli taluk. The deceased are Nagesh (31), Pallavi (21), Rangappa (35) and Harish (6).

In another accident, two police constables — Chikkaputtaiah (45) and Ranganath (38)— on night petrol were killed on the spot, when a speeding lorry rammed into their jeep on Saturday, near Maddur.