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Horrific accident kills five including infant in Honnavar

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Honnavar 16 September 2018: (Bhatkallys News Bureau) In a Horrific road accident between a passenger tempo and a gas tanker, at least five people were killed and over 15 other sustained injuries at Karki of Honnavar Taluka here on Saturday, 16 September.

The deceased have been identified as Kamalakar Bhandari (50) of Kumta, Mohan Mesta (50) of Karki, Namanta Madival (34) of Honnavar, Sinchana Madival (6) and Nagaraj Naik (26) of Honnavar.

According to the sources, the passenger tempo was on its way to Honnavar from Kumta when it rammed into a gas tanked that was coming from the opposite direction.

The impact of the accident killed five on the spot while injuring more than 15 people.

The injured were soon rushed Taluka hospital and later were shifted to a private hospital in Manipal.

A case has been registered at Honnavar police station.

(Bhatkallys News Bureau/ Rizwan Gangavali/ Fristen Dias)

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