KERALA

Bus fire toll mounts to three

PATHANAMTHITTA, AUG 1. Two more persons who travelled on the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus that caught fire on Friday succumbed to their burns today. With this, the death toll in the fire accident rose to three.

The dead have been identified as Rema G. Nair (50) of Iykara Lakshmi Bhavan at Kumbanad-Kadapra and Radhamony (46) of Naranganam Thekkekalayil near Kozhencherry. They succumbed to their burns at two private hospitals in Thiruvalla and Kozhencherry.

The bodies have been sent to the Kottayam Medical College for postmortem, according to police sources.

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