Mangalore: Five hurt as Omni falls into ditch

January 1, 2013

Mangalore, Jan 1: Five members of the same family have sustained severe injuries after the Omni vehicle in which they were traveling fell into a ditch in Kannur on the outskirts of the city.

The incident happened when the driver of the vehicle lost control and slipped down the road into a ten feet long ditch on Sunday. They were on their way to Mangalore from Panemangalur.

The injured K Fathima (57), Shoukath Ali (30), Sajida (25), Muhammad Bilal (7), Muhammad Sham (5), all residents of Sujirapudu of Bantwal taluk, have been admitted to Unity Hospital in the city.

Shoukath Ali is said to have been driving the vehicle.


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