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Ayyappa devotee from K'taka dead, 4 hurt in Kozhikode accident

Posted on Jan 15, 09:53PM | UNI

A Sabarimala devotee hailing from Chikamangalur in Karnataka was killed and four of his companions injured, three of them seriously, when their car collided with a bus in this district of Kerala today.

Police said the deceased was yet to be identified, adding his companions Satish (42), Sashank (18), Sreyank (13) and Mallikarjun (26) were admitted to Kozhikode Medical College.

They were returning home from the hill shrine after having darshan of 'Makarajyothi' last evening when the tragedy struck on National Highway at Moorad Oil Mill, near Vatakara in the district.