VELLARADA: Two women were killed and six injured when a mini lorry lost control and ran into a labourers assembly at Kiliyoor near here at 5.30 pm on Saturday.
The deceased were identified as Susheela (49) and Shantha (maria-65). Susheela is the wife of Vijayan, the state general secretary of building constructing labourers� union (KSTUG). Susheela died on the spot while Shantha died at medical college hospital while undergoing surgery. Susheela has three children�Bipil, Binu and Akhila.
Those six injured are driver Shibu (27), Prathapan (42), Mary (60), Asha (29), Sheeja (30) and Girija (35). They are admitted in medical college hospital.
The incident happened when the Grama Panchayat Secretary Selvaraj was delivering the speech witnessed by over 200 people at 5.30 in the evening.
The police and fire force entered into rescue operations