Three persons lost their lives after two motorcycles collided head-on in the Karnataka state of India.
The incident took place in Dhindavara of Kalburagi taluk. The bike caught fire after the collision which killed two on the spot which one succumbed to injuries at the hospital. One of the deceased was identified as 22-year-old Kumar.
According to reports, the bikers were travelling from Ujjalpur in Kalaburgi district to Anjanadri hill.
The local police registered a case of the incident.
Earlier, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Strategic Highway Tunnel on October 3 in the Himalayan region, the tunnel leads to the disputed area, which borders China.
Narendra Modi inaugurated the highway tunnel at a time when the two major neighbours of the Asian continent, China and India, are facing each other in the eastern Ladakh region.
Addressing the inauguration ceremony, Narendra Modi said that the construction of this tunnel has given a new impetus to the Indian border structure.
He termed the tunnel as Atal Tunnel as a ‘lifeline’ for the people of Ladakh region.