PM Modi condoles Uttarakhand accident victims

Samarth Srivastava
Published on: 1 July 2018 8:23 AM GMT
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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed grief over the death of 45 people who were killed after a bus fell into a gorge in Uttarakhand's Pauri Garhwal district.

"Extremely saddened by the bus accident in Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand. My deepest condolences to the bereaved families," the Prime Minister's Office said in a tweet.

"I pray the injured recover at the earliest. Rescue operations are underway and authorities are providing all possible assistance at the accident site."

https://twitter.com/PMOIndia/status/1013312832341987328

At least 45 people were killed after a bus fell into a 60-metre gorge in Uttarakhand at about 9 a.m., near the Queens Bridge on the Pipli-Bhaun road when the driver lost control of the 28-seater bus which was headed to Ramnagar from Bhaun.

Eight injured people were rushed to nearby medical facilities. Of the injured, four were in "very critical" condition.

Also read: Uttarakhand: 45 people killed after bus falls in gorge

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth Srivastava

Employed as sub-editor at newstrack.com. A learner, who loves covering sports, entertainment and defence kind of stuff.

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