Bus accident in Chamoli claims atleast sixteen lives in Uttarakhand

Chamoli/Dehradun (Uttarakhand), May 10: In yet another tragic bus accident on Saturday afternoon, atleast sixteen persons were killed and several others injured in Chamoli district in Uttarakhand.

Uttarakhand Chief Minister, Harish Rawat, has expressed his condolences to the kins of those who lost their dear ones in the tragic incident.

“I extend my heartiest condolences to kins of those who have died in the incident. We have sent helicopters to transport those who has been injured to the hospitals. Those families who have lost their dear ones for them, I have said that one lakh rupees should be immediately disbursed. Tomorrow I have called for a high level discussion to review matters like this ,” Rawat said while speaking to the reporters.

“As far as the death toll is concerned I have got news of sixteen people dying in the incident. It is really a matter of concern that precious lives have been lost,” the chief minister added. (ANI)