Two killed in road accident

CHITRADURGA, JUNE 1. Two persons, including a woman, were killed on the spot when a van and a private passenger bus collided on National Highway 4 in the Imangala Police limits on Tuesday.

The dead were identified as Suryanarayana (30) of Tumkur, driver of the van, and Manjamma (40) of Hiriyur, a passenger of the van. According to sources in the Police Department, the accident occurred at about 4.30 a.m.

Manjamma was on her way to Davangere.

The bus was on its way to Bangalore from Chitradurga.

The van was carrying copies of an English daily, the sources said.