PM condoles Karnataka accident deaths

at 2:10 pm
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The mangled truck and minibus

New Delhi (NVI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his grief over the death of eleven people killed in a road accident in Karnataka’s Dharwad district today morning.

“Saddened by the loss of lives due to a road accident in Karnataka’s Dharwad district. In this sad hour, my thoughts are with the bereaved families. I pray for a quick recovery of those injured,” PMO tweeted quoting the Prime Minister.

Reportedly, at least eleven people were killed in a road accident after a minibus carrying members of a women’s club, enroute to Goa collided with a tipper truck in Dharwad district of Karnataka.

The accident was reported at around 8 am near Itigatti cross located about eight km from Dharwad city.

10 women passengers including the driver of the truck died on the spot and six other injured have been shifted to Hubballi’s KIMS hospital, as per the media reports.

Meanwhile, a case has been registered at Dharwad Rural police station and investigations into the cause of the accident is underway.