12 at least peopleIncluding women And the childrenwere killed and several others injured when over speeding truck They were plowed into a religious procession in Vaishali district, Bihar on Officials said that Sunday evening.
the incident took place in Al Dasari Police Station area of The north Bihar district, about 30 km from the state capital, around 9 pm when the rally gathers in In front of me of pepal tree on On the side of the road to pray to the local deity “Bhumiya Baba”.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his grief over accident and announced compensation of 2 lakh rupees to family of each victim and 50,000 rupees for each injured person.
“the incident in Vaishali, Bihar is sad. Condolences to the families of the victims. The patient may recover soon. ex gratia of 2 lakh rupees from PMNRF (Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund) will be awarded to next of Close of all deceased. “The injured will get 50,000 rupees,” the prime minister said. on Twitter.
the incident in Vaishali, Bihar is sad. Condolences to the families of the victims. The patient may recover soon. ex gratia of rupee. 2 lakh PMNRF will be awarded to next of Close of all deceased. The injured will be given Rs. 50,000: p.m @tweet
– PMO India (@PMOIndia) November 20, 2022
RJD MLA Mukesh Roshan, Under Mahua Compilation Department Site of Accident occurs, rushed to area “At least nine,” he said people Die on slick. Many others were taken to Sadar Hospital in Hajipur (the district headquarters), and three of them succumbed to their injuries. on The way. Those whose conditions critical They are transferred to hospitals in Patna”.
Vaishali supervisor of Police Manish Kumar said, “The motorcade has moved on out as part of associated provision with marriages. A wedding was scheduled in a few days in house of resident of Sultanpur village nearby. The driver of The truck Speeding in the adjacent Mahnar-Hajipur highway lost control. He is stuck inside the deformity vehicle We fear he is dead.”
Local residents claimed that at least four were among the victims children.
Chaos reigned in The area Like these who They lost their dear ones and stood by the road sobbing while others raised angry slogans claiming the police had arrived after a long delay.
SP said, “We called out personnel from no of adjacent to police stations speed up Rescue work And keep the law and order situation under control.”
while, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expressed his grief over incident and directing the district administration to ensure appropriate treatment for them who They were injured and the speed of exchange of compensationaccording to the standards, among family of every victim.
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