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21 people dead after bus overturns near Ambaji town of Gujarat, PM expresses grief

21 people dead after bus overturns near Ambaji town of Gujarat, PM expresses grief

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 30 Sep 2019, 09:30 pm

New Delhi, Sept 30 (IBNS): At least 21 people died and 55 injured when a bus in which they were travelling overturned near Trishulia ghat in the outskirts of Ambaji town of Gujarat’s Banaskantha district during heavy rain on Monday evening, media reports said.

The injured have been shifted to nearby hospitals.

The bus was in the way to Anklav in central Gujarat’s Anand district from Ambaji pilgrimage when the accident happened.

Due to heavy rains for the last two days, the bus reportedly lost traction, then went off the road and overturned.

Following the tragic incident, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah took to Twitter to offer condolences.

“Devastating news from Banaskantha. I am extremely pained by the loss of lives due to an accident. In this hour of grief, my thoughts are with the bereaved families. The local administration is providing all possible help to the injured. May they recover soon,” PM Modi tweeted.

Meanwhile, Amit Shah said he has spoken to the state and local authorities.

"Deeply anguished by the loss of lives due to a tragic bus accident in Banaskantha, Gujarat. Have spoken to the state and local authorities, they are doing everything possible to help the people in need. My deepest condolences. May the injured recover at the earliest," Shah tweeted.

 

21 people dead after bus overturns near Ambaji town of Gujarat, PM expresses grief

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