Friday, April 30, 2010

Girl killed as bus rams shop

KANNUR: A 13-year-old girl was killed when a private bus rammed a shop near Koothuparambu here on Friday morning.

The girl, identified as Safnath from Safnas Manzil at Nirmalagiri near Koothuparambu, died when the bus rammed the shop at Moonampeedika at around 7 a.m. She was at the shop to buy some items.

The police said the accident occurred when the private bus running in the Iritty-Guruvayur route lost control and hit a tipper lorry before running into the shop.

The police said nearly 15 bus passengers were injured in the accident. They were admitted to a nearby hospital.

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