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22 Killed After Bus Carrying Pilgrims Falls Into Gorge In Uttarakhand


The bus, with 28 passengers, was enroute Yamunotri, a serious pilgrim spot within the hill state.

New Delhi:

Twenty-two individuals have been killed after a bus carrying pilgrims fell right into a gorge in Uttarakhand on Sunday. The bus, with 28 passengers, was enroute Yamunotri, a serious pilgrim spot within the hill state.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed condolences to these “who’ve misplaced their family members” within the accident. PM Modi has additionally introduced a compensation of Rs 2 lakhs every for the households of those that misplaced their lives within the accident and Rs 50,000 every for the injured in a bus accident in Uttarakhand.

“Beneath the supervision of the state authorities, the native administration is engaged in all potential help on the spot,” the Prime Minister’s Workplace tweeted.

The state administration and rescue groups are on the spot, knowledgeable Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, including, he’s keeping track of the state of affairs after reaching the catastrophe management room.

An unprecedented variety of pilgrims are visiting a number of Himalayan temples, that are part of the Char Dham yatra, this 12 months with the Covid-induced restrictions now not in place.

Char Dham Yatra started with the opening of Gangotri and Yamunotri portals for devotees on Could 3. Whereas Kedarnath re-opened on Could 6, the doorways of Badrinath opened on Could 8.



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