Newborn, 2 others killed as autorickshaw, KSRTC bus collide in state capital

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Thiruvananthapuram: A newborn and two others died in a road accident at Pallippuram in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday.

A family of five from Manambur near Attingal was returning home after the delivery of the child at the Medical College Hospital when the autorickshaw they were travelling in collided with a KSRTC fast-passenger bus.

The baby delivered four days ago was thrown on the road in the impact of the collision. The baby's grandmother Shobha and auto driver Sunil were also killed in the mishap.

The child's parents, Mahesh and Anu, and five-year-old brother, have been admitted at the Medical College Hospital with critical injuries.

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