13 including 10 from TN killed in road mishap in K’taka

Bengaluru: “At least 13 persons, including 10 from Tamilnadu, were killed and five critically wounded when an SUV collided with a car that had crashed against a road divider moments ago near Kunigal in Tumakuru district of Karnataka earlier today”, police said.

“Of the victims, while 12 died on the spot, a child breathed his last in a hospital. The injured were admitted to the hospital,” they added.

“Among the dead, 10 were from Tamil Nadu and three from Bengaluru. All of them were pilgrims who were on their way to Dharmasthala in Karnataka.There were five women and two children among the dead,” the police said.

“Thirteen persons have died. The incident occurred post midnight. A car crashed against the road divider and another car collided with it,” Tumakuru Superintendent of Police (SP) K Vamsi Krishna said.