MP accident: PM announces ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh for next of kin of deceased
New Delhi, May 9 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the loss of lives in the road accident in Madhya Pradesh's Khargone on Tuesday, and announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each for the next of kin of the deceased.
Fifteen people were killed and over 20 others injured after a bus fell from a bridge on a dry river bed in Khargone district.
"The road accident in Khargone is very saddening. My condolences to those who have lost their loved ones in this accident. Also, I wish speedy recovery to all the injured. Under the supervision of the state government, the local administration is providing all possible help on the spot," Modi was quoted as saying in a tweet by the Prime Minister's Office (PMO).