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(16-July, 2017 20:07 IST )

PM expresses pain over the loss of lives of Amarnath Yatris in a bus accident; announces ex-gratia relief for the victims of the accident

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has expressed pain over the loss of lives of Amarnath Yatris due to a bus accident in Jammu & Kashmir.

“Extremely pained by the loss of lives of Amarnath Yatris due to a bus accident in J&K. My thoughts are with the families of the deceased.

I pray that those injured in the bus accident in J&K recover soon.”, the Prime Minister said.

The Prime Minister announced an ex gratia of Rs. 2 lakhs for next of kin of those killed and Rs. 50,000 for those seriously injured, in the bus accident.

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