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Four people on pilgrimage killed in road accident

Written by: Staff

Bangalore, Apr 16 (UNI) Four people on pilgrimage to Dharmasthala and Subramanya in Dakshina Kannada district, were killed when the vehicle in which they were travelling hit a road-side tree near Ramasagara village in Hassan district at the Bangalore-Honnavar national highway early today.

According to police, the vehicle in which 13 people were travelling was returning to Bangalore after a pilgrimage in Dakshina Kannada district.

The mishap occurred when the driver of the vehicle lost his control near a steep curve at the National highway 206 and hit a road-side tree.

While two people were killed on the spot, another two succumbed to their injuries on their way to Bangalore. Immediately after receiving reports about the incident the top police officials from Arasikere and Tiptur rushed to the place, sources said.


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