Mandya: After Mandya bus tragedy that killed at least 30 people and severely injured more than 10 people, now three people from a family were killed in an accident in a similar manner.

Three people of a family were travelling on bike, when the two-wheeler fell into the VC canal in Mandya killing all three.

A woman was driving the bike with her  mother and granddaughter on the two-wheeler when she lost her balance near the VC canal and vehicle fell into the canal, killing three on the spot.

The bus  accident that had killed 30 people occurred in the similar manner on November 24. even before people could come out of the shock, this incident has shook the people of Mandya.

The deceased are identified as nagamma, Ambika and Manyatha, residents of Lokasara in Mandya.

The victims were returning from Mahadeshwara temple. They were trying to cross the road when rider of the bike lost her balance and the bike fell into the canal.

As the canal was brimming with water, they could not come out and drowned before anyone noticed them fall into the water.

Open canals on the roadside are becoming a danger to passengers. Safety measures should be applied immediately to avert any  more tragedies here.