Six killed in Samanthurai

Six people were killed in Samanthurai last night following an accident involving a three wheeler and a bus, the police said.

The bus and three wheeler were travelling on opposite directions when the accident took place in Nindavur.

According to the police both vehicles were speeding and those killed were all accupants of the three wheeler.

The police said that three women, a man and two children were among the victims.

The bus driver has been arrested.