Tree falls on bike in Coonoor; soldier dies
Ooty: A soldier was killed in Coonoor near Ooty after a tree fell on his bike on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Palakkad Mundoor native Pradeep (26), son of Nambullipura Swamithanathan.
The accident took place near the Nandakumar bridge on Coonoor – Mettupalayam route in the morning. He was travelling on the bike with brother Pratheesh.
He has been in Indian army since six years and was in Madras regiment.
Pradeep is survived by mother Prema and brothers Pratheesh, Praveen and Pramod.
The funeral will take place at 10 am on Thursday.