PM condoles death of 17 people in UP accident

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the death of 17 people in a road accident in Uttar Pradesh today and hoped for the early recovery of those injured.

"My condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in a tragic accident in Mainpuri, Uttar Pradesh. I hope those who are injured recover at the earliest," the Prime Minister's Office tweeted quoting Modi.

At least 17 people, including a woman, died and 25 others were injured when the private bus they were travelling on hit a road divider and overturned in Mainpuri early today.

The bus, carrying 60-70 people, was coming from Jaipur in Rajasthan state and heading towards Farrukhabad.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

 

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