• Download mobile app
01 Mar 2024, Edition - 3153, Friday

Trending Now

  • MNM – DMK seat sharing possible before Feb 28. Actor Kamal Hassan to leave country on Feb 29 for a film shoot.
  • Speaker Appavu accepts resignation of Congress MLA Vijayadharini.
  • Google pay to be suspended from June in America : Google
  • Unless there is reservation for dalits, it is impossible for them to contest in elections : NTK leader Seeman.

Coimbatore

Six of a family drowned in PAP canal near Pollachi

Covai Post Network

Share

Coimbatore : Six members of a family, including five females, were drowned when the car in which they were travelling plunged into a canal near Pollachi in the early hours of Wednesday.

The deceased, belonging to Masakalipalayam in the city, have been identified as Prakash (45), his wife P. Chitra (40), their daughter Pooja (8), Prakash’s sister Sumathi (50) and sister in law P. Latha (42) and her daughter Dharani (9), police said.

The mishap happened at Kedimedu, some eight KMs from Pollachi around 2 AM, when they were returning after visiting a temple at Palani, and fell in to the canal attached to Parambikulam Aliyar Project, after Prakash lost control of the vehicle.

Fire and Rescue department personnel managed to pull out the submerged vehicle and retrieved all the bodies from it, police said.

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

COIMBATORE WEATHER