Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 12: Two people were killed when the bike on which they were riding collided with a lorry at West Fort here around midnight on Monday.
Police said, under the impact of the collision, fire erupted from the petrol tank of the bike which was completely destroyed. The fire was later doused by fireforce personnel.
The victims were identified as Abhilal who died on the spot and Abhilash, who succumbed to his injuries on the way to the Government Medical College hospital.
The incident happened near the west gate of the world famous Sri Padmanabha Swamy temple, considered as a special security zone in the State Capital. (UNI)