New Delhi (NVI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed grief over the loss of lives in a bus accident in Jalore district in Rajasthan in which 6 people were killed and 19 were injured, as the vehicle caught fire after coming in contact with a live wire.
In a tweet, the Prime Minister’s Office said, “Extremely saddened by the loss of lives in Jalore in Rajasthan. Many people lost their lives in this accident. I express condolences towards the families of deceased and hope for speedy recovery of those injured.”
राजस्थान के जालौर में हुए बस हादसे की खबर से अत्यंत दुख पहुंचा है। इस दुर्घटना में कई लोगों को अपनी जान गंवानी पड़ी है। मैं उनके परिवार वालों के प्रति अपनी संवेदनाएं प्रकट करता हूं और घायलों के शीघ्र स्वस्थ होने की कामना करता हूं: PM @narendramodi
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) January 17, 2021
The accident took place at around 10.30 pm yesterday near Jalore district headquarters. According to reports, the bus driver and the conductor died on the spot, while four people succumbed to their injuries during treatment in the hospital.