• Download mobile app
24 Oct 2021, Edition - 2294, Sunday

Trending Now

  • 34 dead as record rains lash Uttarakhand, trigger floods
  • Melbourne welcomes vaccinated Sydney residents without quarantine
  • India reports 14,623 new #COVID19 cases, 19,446 recoveries & 197 deaths in the last 24 hrs as per Union Health Ministry

Coimbatore

Bodies of five heatstroke victims handed over to relatives

Covai Post Network

Share

Coimbatore : The bodies of five persons, who died in a south-bound train due to heatstroke near Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh, were brought here and handed over to their relatives from Coimbatore and Nilgiris District, early Thursday.

The deceased were part of a 60-member pilgrims group returning to the city by Kerala Express from Varanasi.

After postmortem, arrangements were made to send the bodies to their respective relatives. Considering their condition, bodies of Balakrishnan, Subbarayan and Kaladevi were airlifted from Delhi and brought here in the early hours at city airport.

The mortal remains of Pachaiyappan and Devanai were sent through train, which were received by their relatives, police said.

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

COIMBATORE WEATHER