Thanjavur (TN), Dec 7 (PTI) A man and his five-year old son were killed and his wife and daughter injured when a bus knocked down the two-wheeler they were riding near here today, police said.

The tragedy struck the family from Orathanadu when the victims were returning after attending a wedding, they said.

Manivannan (47), a farmer, and his son Nitish Kumar died on the spot while his 43-year old wife and three-year old daughter were injured in the mishap that occurred near Thelungankudikadu, 30 km from here.

The woman and the girl had been admitted to the government medical college hospital here with head injuries, police said.

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