Two second PUC students died as they came under a moving train at Aravantigepura near Anekal on the outskirts of the city on Friday. The reason for their suicide is yet to be ascertained.
One of the deceased has been identified as Tejaswini R Reddy and her friend’s identity is yet to be established. They are said to be students of a private college on Bannerghatta Road.
The girls were seen walking on the tracks holding each other’s hands as Coimbatore-bound Kurla Express from the city at around 3 pm. Some passersby shouted at them in vain to come off the track. They were killed instantly, said Byappanahalli railway police, who have registered a case.
3-year-old boy killed
Vishal Gowda, 3, was killed after a speeding car knocked him down near his house at Srinivasanagar in Sunkadakatte on Friday evening. He was the son of Manjunath, a private bus driver.
The boy was going to a provision store when the speeding car hit him. He succumbed while being shifted to a hospital. The car driver is absconding, the Kamakshipalya traffic police said.