24 - 06 - 2018

Bus accident, Mamata going to Murshidabad

KOLKATA, Jan 29, 2018: Chief minister Mamata Bannerjee is worried about  the bus accident. She left for Mushidabad by cut short her government programme.

Sources in administration said chief minister wants to personally monitor the rescue operation of the at Dualtabad. She is accompanied by transport minister Subhindu Adhikari and several officials.

Besdies chief minister announced financial aid to those killed and injured in the accident. Rs 5 lakh will be given to the neares kin those killed and Rs 1 lakh those injured including free treatment.

It is mentionable here that on Monday early morning the accident happened in Daulatabad, Murshidabad. The bus after breaking  rallying of bridge rallying drowned  in the Bhairavi river.

From local administration boats are used in rescue work, Four bodies have been recovered and four are reported to be injured, It is a accepted the death toll may rise. Divers are sent from Kolkata to speed up the rescue work.