22 killed after bus carrying pilgrims falls into gorge in India...

22 killed after bus carrying pilgrims falls into gorge in India

 International Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 10:02 PM, 5 June 2022  

22 killed after bus carrying pilgrims falls into gorge in India

22 killed after bus carrying pilgrims falls into gorge in India

At least 22 people have been killed while six were injured after a bus carrying nearly 28 pilgrims fell into a gorge near Damta of  Uttarakhand in India on Sunday. According to India Today report, the bus was travelling towards Yamunotri.

A recuse operation by the police and SDRF teams is currently underway.

Senior officials, including Uttarkashi District Magistrate Abhishek Ruhela, have rushed to the spot.

The officials said 15 of the passengers are feared dead.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakh each from PMNRF for the next of kin of those who lost their lives in the accident, while injured would be given Rs. 50,000 each.

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