PM Modi expresses condolences to kin of deceased in Kullu accident

26 September, 2022 | Pranay Lad

PM Modi Headlines

Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the families of those killed in a traffic accident in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, on Monday. The injured were promised every availabl...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the families of those killed in a traffic accident in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, on Monday.

The injured were promised every available assistance by the prime minister. “It’s tragic that a tourist car crashed into a ditch near Kullu, Himachal Pradesh. I offer the families of those who lost loved ones in this disaster my sincere sympathies. In addition to this, the injured are getting all the assistance that they can. I hope they recover quickly “PMO tweeted.

According to authorities, a tourist car that fell from a cliff in the Ghiyagi region of Banjar Valley in the Kullu district earlier on Sunday caused up to seven fatalities and ten injuries.

The accident happened on NH305 on Sunday at about 8:30 p.m.

According to the first report, there were 17 persons in the car, including the driver, according to Ashutosh Garg, Deputy Commissioner of the Kullu District.

All of the injured were sent right away to the hospital and treated there.

“According to the first account, there was 17 passengers total, including the driver. Local administration personnel, police, and home guards have arrived at the scene. The goal is to save lives and rescue the injured since some of them are feared dead “Gard remarked.

Kullu’s Superintendent of Police (SP), Gurdev Singh, said: “There have been seven fatalities and ten injuries. Five injured people have been sent to the Kullu Zonal Hospital, while five more are being treated at a nearby hospital in Banjar.”

Read more: Ghulam Nabi Azad launches his ‘Democratic Azad Party’ in Jammu