Five hurt as van turns turtle

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, DEC. 6. Five persons were injured when a tempo van operating parallel service, overturned at Pookkudi, near Nedumangad, at around 7.30 p.m. on Monday.

The injured have been kept under observation at the medical college hospital. Their injuries were not serious, hospital sources said.


Vijayan, 40, of Thoppuvila, was killed when the bike that he was riding was hit by a bus near Kallambalam on Monday evening. The body has been kept in the mortuary of medical college hospital.

Dies of burn injuries

A 66 year-old-woman, Chellamma, of Payattuvila, Balarampuram, was brought dead to the medical college hospital tonight, with burns.

According to the hospital sources, she is believed to have committed suicide. Sources said she doused herself with kerosene before setting herself on fire.

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