Kollam: Six people were killed after a car in which they were travelling collided with a KSRTC bus near Kottarakkara on Saturday. The victims are Arun (21), Mini (45), her daughter Anjana (22), Mini's sister-in-law Smitha (27), Smitha's children Abhinaj (8) and Harsha (3).
Arun belongs to Ala near Changanacherry. The other fatalities belong to Kailas Bhawan at Thalachira in Ranni's Vadasserikkara area.
The mishap occurred at Akamannu near Ayoor at 1.30 pm.
The KSRTC bus was heading to Thiruvananthapuram from Kottarakara. Fire Force personnel had to cut open the car to retrieve the bodies from it.