Karnataka: 5 killed after car plunges into canal in Mandya, rescue operation underway
Karnataka: In yet another horrific, shocking and unfortunate incident, five people were killed after the car they were travelling in plunged into a canal near Pandavapura at Mandya in Karnataka.
On receiving word of the incident, rescue teams reached the spot and pulled out the bodies from the canal, police informed further.
All the victims were residents of Tiptur in the Tumakuru district of Karnataka, the police added.
As per the sources, the victims were returning from a function in Mysuru when their car met with the accident.
As per the police authorities, victims were travelling to Mysuru to attend the function. The victims hailed from Gungarahalli at Tipatur in Tumakuru but had been residing in Bhadravati. The victims have been identified as Chandrapappa, Krishnappa, Dhananjay, Babu, and Jayanna.
Further details are awaited.