Kozhikode: In a tragic incident, two children were killed and 8 others injured at Thikkodi in Kozhikode when a tipper lorry rammed a car the children were traveling in Tuesday morning.
The deceased have been identified as Adnan, 8 and Azla Shereen, 5.
Car driver Noushad (45), other passengers Beevi, 65; Adnan's mother Sumaiyya, 30; Azla's mother Fathima Nouziya, 25; Muhammad, 10; Adnan's sister Dana Fathima, 5; Azla's sister Athifa Shereen, 2, and tipper lorry driver Shafeer, 25, were the injured. They were rescued by the locals and hospitalized.
The lorry, carrying metal and sand, fell over the car after it lost control around 6.45 am Tuesday. Both Adnan and Azla died on the spot.
Witnesses said that the lorry was overspeeding.