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Apr 28, 2015

10:56:25 GMT--Vehicle Accident - Asia - India


EDIS Number: VI-20150428-47982-IND
Date / time: 28/04/2015 10:44:40 [UTC]
Event: Vehicle Accident
Area: Asia
Country: India
State/County: State of Uttar Pradesh
Location: Hardoi
Number of Deads: 3 person(s)
Number of Injured: 45 person(s)
Number of Infected: N/A
Number of Missing: N/A
Number of Affected: N/A
Number of Evacuated: N/A
Damage level: Moderate

Description:

Three persons were killed and 45 others injured today when a bus carrying pilgrims overturned and rolled down into a pit, police said here. Naseeruddin (65), Ahsan (26) and Azeez were killed when the bus in which they travelling fell into a pit near Hardoi this morning, Additional Superintendent of Police Subhash Chandra Shakya said. He said that the incident took place when the bus carrying pilgrims was returning from Ajmer and going towards Barabanki. The ASP said that 45 people were injured in the accident and have been admitted to a hospital. District Magistrate Anuj Kumar Jha said that a financial assistance of Rs 2 lakh each would be given to the kin of the victims from Chief Minister's discretionary fund. He said that a financial assistance of Rs 20,000 each would be given to those injured in the accident.

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