Prime Minister Narendra Modi today condoled the death of 16 people in a bus accident in Odisha and said his thoughts were with their families as well as over 30 people injured in the mishap.
"Bus accident in Odisha’s Angul district is heart- rending. My thoughts & prayers are with the bereaved families & injured," he tweeted.
The mishap took place on Friday morning near Deulijhari when the bus from Boudh to Athamallik fell from a bridge at Puruna Manitri, DGP K B Singh said. Sixteen people were killed and more than 30 others critically injured in the accident.