March 18, 2018
Kochi: Two teenaged migrant labourers were crushed to death in their sleep when a bus ran over them at Mannarkkad in Palakkad today.
Belli Shourie, 18, and Suresh Kauda, 16, from Chattisgarh were identified as the victims.
One person suffered injuries and was in the hospital, police said.
They were sleeping near the the bus in Kunthipuzha ground and the crew could not see them as it was in the wee hours, police said. The victims, who were tube-well workers, have not been identified.
Video recording through surveillance cameras in a nearby petrol bunk is being examined by the police.