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Puttur councilor, 3 family members killed in jeep-bus collision

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Puttur : Leena Mascarenhas, councilor of Puttur TMC, her husband, son and brother were killed in a tragic road mishap reported from Santyar near Puttur on June 2, Sunday. Two others were seriously injured in the mishap.




The accident took place when the jeep in which the councilor and her family were travelling, was hit by a KSRTC bus  heading towards Sullia from Puttur. Leena and her family were returning to Puttur after attending a wedding at Sullia.

The other deceased are Peter Mascarenhas, her husband who worked at St Philomena High School, Preetham (13), their son and Antony, brother of Leena.

The  jeep was badly mangled in the mishap. In fact Peter had celebrated his 52nd birthday just on June 1, Saturday.

Puttur police have registered a case.

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