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Sunday, 14 July 2024 5.14 PM IST

Two bikers killed in Malappuram after iron rod pierces bodies

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MALAPPURAM: Two bikers met with a tragic end after the iron rod placed to build the handrail of the bridge pierced into their bodies. The accident happened at Veliancode in Malappuram. The two have been identified as Ashiq (22) of Veliyankode and his relative Fasil (19) of Karinkallathani. The accident happened when the bullet they were travelling in crashed into the handrail of the bridge.

The accident was on the Chavakkad-Ponnani National Highway around 9 pm last night. The locals said the bullet skidded after losing control and then rammed on to the bridge. The iron rods installed for the concrete of the handrails pierced their bodies. Both were taken out with great difficulty and was rushed to the hospital nearby but their lives could not be saved.

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A girl and her parents had died on Thursday after an auto and a KSRTC bus collided at Melmuri in Malappuram. The dead have been identified as Ashraf (45) of Mongam Trippanachi, his wife Sajida (37) and their daughter Fida (15). The auto was driven by Ashraf.

The incident happened at 12.30 pm when they were going to Malappuram Government Girls Higher Secondary School for Fida’s plus one admission. The auto rammed into the KSRTC bus going to Kozhikode from Palakkad. The CCTV visuals showed the auto coming in the wrong direction. Seeing the auto coming, the driver tried his best to stop the bus to one side, but in the meanwhile the auto rammed into it. Ashraf and Fida died on the spot itself and Sajida on way to the hospital. All three were bleeding profusely.


The auto has been completely damaged in the accident. Only the driver was in the bus. The driver dozing off is suspected to be the cause of the accident. Eyewitnesses said that despite seeing the bus coming, the auto failed to apply the brake.

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