Malappuram | At least four persons, including three members of Ernakulam district school handball team, were killed in an accident late Monday night.
The boys — Amalkrishna (15), Sudheesh(16) and Atul (16) — were on their way to their friend’s house after competing at the state school games held in Calicut university stadium when they met with an accident. The fourth casualty is Xavier, who is the relative of another team member Bijoy.
The van in which they were travelling lost control after hitting an electric post near Biyyam bridge between Edappal and Ponnani , and overturned.
The bodies are kept at the mortuary of a hospital in Edappal.
Seven more persons, who sustained injuries, have been hospitalized in Thrissur. Two of them are said to be critical.
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