Three killed in road accident

Staff Correspondent

Raichur: Three persons, including a two-year-old girl, were killed and 18 persons injured when a tractor by which they were travelling overturned and fell into a ditch on the Somlapur-Mukkunda road in near Huda village in Sindhanur taluk on Wednesday.

The police said that about 25 members of a family from Bellary city were on their way to Somlapur in Sindhanur taluk to attend a marriage.

The police said that Swati (18) and Eshwaramma (30) died on the spot and Nandini (2) died on way to hospital.

The injured have been admitted to Government Hospital in Sindhanur city, the police said. The Sindhanur Rural police have registered a case.