Hassan, October 16
Nine people were killed in a head-on collision between a tempo traveler vehicle and a KMF milk vehicle late Saturday night in Karnataka’s Hassan district, police said.
The accident happened near Gandhi Nagar in Arasikere Taluk, Hassan district. Among the deceased, seven people were from the Salapura village and two were from the Doddihalli village.
They have been identified as Druva (2 years) and Tanmay (10 years) from Doddahalli, and Leelavati (50 years), Chaitra (33 years), Samartha (10 years), Dimpy (12 years), Vandana (20 years), Doddiah (60 years) and Bharti (50 years) from the Salapura village, the officials said.
As per the officials, the family members were returning home after visiting Dharmasthala, Subrahmanya, and Hassanambe temples.