Gadag: Two youths who were on their way to Yalishirunda village from Gadag died on the spot after their bike fell into a deep pit near Nagavi village. The accident happened on Tuesday night.
As per preliminary information, the deceased were Manjunath and Basavaraj, both in their early 20s and both residents of Lakkundi. It is said that the friends went to Gadag to buy a cake for the birthday of their niece, and they were on their way to Yalishirunda village when the accident happened.
The duo fell into a deep pit created after heavy flooding recently. Locals alleged that it was the negligence of both the police department and district administration that failed to repair the damaged road and were unable to put a notice board in that spot warning the public about the danger.
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