KANNUR: A 13-year-old girl was killed when a private bus rammed a shop near Koothuparambu here on Friday morning.
The girl, identified as Safnath from Safnas Manzil at Nirmalagiri near Koothuparambu, died when the bus rammed the shop at Moonampeedika at around 7 a.m. She was at the shop to buy some items.
The police said the accident occurred when the private bus running in the Iritty-Guruvayur route lost control and hit a tipper lorry before running into the shop.
The police said nearly 15 bus passengers were injured in the accident. They were admitted to a nearby hospital.