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PM announces Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia for kin of UP bus accident victims

PTI
Published Jun 5, 2017, 11:49 am IST
Updated Jun 5, 2017, 11:49 am IST
Twenty-two persons were killed and 15 others were injured in the accident.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: PTI)
 Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: PTI)

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Monday, condoled the loss of lives in a bus accident in Uttar Pradesh and sanctioned Rs 2 lakh each to the kin of those killed.

He also announced Rs 50,000 for each of those injured in the collision between a truck and a bus in Bareilly. Twenty-two persons were killed and 15 others were injured in the accident.

 

"The bus accident in UP's Bareilly is heart-rending. I condole the loss of lives. I pray that those injured recover at the earliest," the Prime Minister said in his message.

He sanctioned the ex-gratia relief from the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (PMNRF), the PMO said.

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