PM Nrendra Modi condoles deaths in Odisha bus mishap

09 September 2016, 06:21 PM
(Source: Getty Images)
(Source: Getty Images)

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.

First Published: Friday, September 09, 2016 06:14 PM
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