Ten folks have been killed and 16 others injured on Thursday in a highway twist of fate in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district, police assets mentioned.
The assets mentioned a minibus sporting passengers went out of the driving force’s keep watch over at Suigarhi at the Thathri-Doda highway and fell right into a deep gorge.
The minibus was once going en path to Doda the city from Thathri.
“A aid and rescue operation was once right away began. The injured are being shifted to clinic,” the assets mentioned.
The hilly Doda district is notorious for its treacherous roads on which overloading and rash riding frequently lead to deadly injuries.
Expressing grief over the lack of lives within the twist of fate, Top Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday introduced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh every from the Top Minister’s Nationwide Aid Fund for the following of family of the deceased.
The Top Minister’s Administrative center (PMO) tweeted Modi’s condolence message, “Saddened by way of the street twist of fate close to Thatri, Doda in Jammu and Kashmir. On this hour of grief, I put across my condolences to the bereaved households. I pray that the individuals who were injured get well on the earliest.” He additionally introduced Rs 50,000 every for the injured.
(With PTI inputs)
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