Tumkur: Two Salesian priests were killed in a road accident Saturday evening in Karnataka state.
Fathers Thomas Myladoor and Madlemuthu Arulappa were returning from after attending one-day monthly recollection at Ajjanahalli, some 110 km west of Bangalore, when the accident occurred
According to preliminary reports the priests’ vehicle, a jeep, lost control and overturned.
The priests belonged to the Salesian community in Tumkur, some 70 km northeast of Ajjanahalli.
Fr Myladoor was the second provincial of Bangalore Salesian province and Fr Arulappa was the principal of Tumkur Don Bosco School.
Mortal remains of Fr Thomas Myladoor and Fr Madlemuthu Arulappa will be brought to Don Bosco Tumkur on Monday 20th July at 7.30 am.
Funeral is scheduled at 3 pm same dayat Kristu Jyoti College, TC Palayam, Bangalore.