PM Modi Deeply Grieved By Firozabad Accident, Condoles Families Of Victims

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday offered his condolences to the families of those who were killed in Firozabad Double-decker Bus accident on the Highway

Written By Misha Bhatt | Mumbai | Updated On:

The Prime Minister's Office on Wednesday wrote about the accident on the Agra-Lucknow highway on Thursday evening. Reacting to the incident, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has offered condolences to the families of the deceased and wished the injured a speedy recovery.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tweet roughly translates to "The road accident on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway in Uttar Pradesh has caused deep grief. Many passengers have lost their lives in this accident. My condolences to the families of the victims in this hour of grief. Those who have been injured in the accident, I wish them a speedy recovery."

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UP CM Adityanath prays for those killed in Firozabad accident 

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has instructed the government authorities to provide the best medical attention to those who were injured in the accident on the Agra-Lucknow highway.

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Agra-Firozabad Expressway accident

A truck collided with a tourist bus on the Agra-Firozabad Expressway on the Etawah-Firozabad border on Wednesday evening, February 13. At least 13 people have been killed and 31 injured.

The police stated that the bus had at least 40 to 45 passengers on board. The sleeper bus was going from Delhi to Motihari (Bihar). The double-decker bus hit the container truck from behind.

While speaking to news agency ANI, Dr. Vishwa Deepak, Medical Officer, Emergency Ward said, "At least 31 injured patients have been admitted to the hospital and 13 were brought dead."

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