Narendra Modi condoles Amarnath pilgrim deaths in bus crash

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At least 16 pilgrims were killed and several others injured when their vehicle fell into a gorge on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway.

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed pain at the loss of lives of Amarnath pilgrims in a bus accident in Jammu and Kashmir.

At least 16 pilgrims were killed and several others injured when their vehicle fell into a gorge on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Ramban district.

"Extremely pained by the loss of lives of Amarnath Yatris due to a bus accident in J&K. My thoughts are with the families of the deceased," Modi tweeted.

"I pray that those injured in the bus accident in J&K recover soon," the prime minister added.

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