Tragedy near Bekal: 6 of family die in road mishap

Submitted by alvin on Tue, 2016-06-14 12:36 Kasaragod: In a ghastly accident, six members of a family were killed in an accident on under-repair Kanhangad-Kasargod road at Bekal Pallikere in the district on Monday evening. The deceased have been identified as Hameed’s wife Sakina (39), their children Sajeer (18) and Saneer (16), Sakina’s brother’s wife Khairunnisa (24) and her daughter Fatima (2) and Ramzeena (25), wife of one Irfan, died on the spot. Sakina’s another son Ajmal (4) and Irfan’s 8-month-old child have sustained minor injuries. While Sajeer and Khairunnisa died on the spot, four others died en route to hospital. The Bekal police have registered a case. District collector E Devadasan and MLA K Kunhiraman visited the spot.