Guwahati News Desk: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, expressed his grief over the loss of lives in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district.
In addition, the PM announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each from the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund for the families of the deceased.
The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) tweeted Modi’s condolence message, “Saddened by the road accident near Thatri, Doda in Jammu and Kashmir. In this hour of grief, I convey my condolences to the bereaved families. I pray that the people who have been injured recover at the earliest.”
Regarding the accident, a mini bus skidded off the road and rolled down into a gorge in Doda district on Thursday, leaving nine passengers dead and fifteen others injured.
According to sources, the bus was carrying passengers to Thathri from Doda when the accident took place at Sui Gowrie area.
Moreover, the PM has further announced about providing Rs 50,000 each to the ones injured in the accident.