Modi condoles deaths in Udhampur bus accident
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed grief over the bus accident in Jammu and Kashmir in which at least 21 passengers were killed.
“Disturbing news from J&K (Jammu and Kashmir). Bus accident in Udhampur has saddened me. My thoughts are with families of the deceased. Prayers with the injured,” Modi said in a tweet.
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“I have asked my ministerial colleague Dr. Jitendra Singh ji to stay in touch with authorities & ensure timely assistance,” he said in another tweet.
At least 21 people were killed and six others were critically injured on Monday when a passenger bus rolled into a deep gorge at Marothi in the state’s Udhampur district.