On way home after seeing off daughter, Kolar couple die in road mishap

Kolar, Mar 18 (IANS): In a tragic incident, a couple from Andhra Pradesh died while returning home after sending off their daughter to Egypt, in the wee hours on Saturday in Kolar district of Karnataka.

The deceased have been identified as Shafi Ulla (50) and Shama (50), residents of Madanapalle in Andhra Pradesh. The incident took place near Lakshmipura crossing near Srinivasapura in Kolar district.

According to police, driver Shafi lost control over the vehicle which swerved off the road on Bengaluru-Madanapalle National Highway. The vehicle fell into a big pit and hit a boulder.

Though airbags had opened, but due to the force they suffered serious injuries in the head and succumbed. As the vehicle fell deep into the gorge, no one noticed it and the incident came to light in the morning.

The couple is survived by three daughters. Two are married and the third daughter Sheefa works in Egypt. She had come to native place on holiday and the couple had gone to see her off to the Bengaluru airport.



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  • Thomas lobo, Thottam/Udupi/ Kuwait.

    Sun, Mar 19 2023

    very sad, tragedy news. May theirs souls rest in peace Condolences to family members.

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  • Rita, Germany

    Sun, Mar 19 2023

    Very tragic.May be couple were awake whole day previous day .So he was weak or due to age second was very tiresome journey ,felt that daughter went away ?everything came together.Heartfelt sympathy to family.May their souls rest in peace.

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