3 killed in accidents

Two brothers riding a two-wheeler were killed in an accident on Mallathalli Ring Road near Jnanajyothi Nagar on Saturday.

Shafi Ahmed, 19, and his elder brother, Shabbir Ahmed, 24, residents of Doddabasti, were on their way to work when the accident occurred.

The brothers were employed as carpenters at an under-construction building in Chandra Layout. Shafi lost control of the scooter and rammed a streetlight pole on the road median.

The brothers were thrown from the scooter and suffered head injuries. Shafi, who was not wearing a helmet, died instantly. Shabbir, riding pillion, was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he was declared brought dead. 

In an another accident, Satish, 22, a cab driver, was killed and three others sustained injuries after their car was hit by a lorry in Peenya, Friday night.

All the three were on their way to a weekend picnic. The accident occurred when Satish tried to overtake a goods vehicle.

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