In a tragic incident, 13 school students were killed and 8 students were injured after the school bus they were travelling is collided with a train at an unmanned rail crossing in Dudhi near Kushinagar town of Uttar Pradesh .
According to the report the Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed his deepest condolences on this very unfortunate incident and directed District Administration to provide all help & medical aid. He has even declared an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakhs and has ordered for an inquiry into the cause of the accident.
कुशीनगर जिले में हुए दुर्भाग्यपूर्ण ट्रेन दुर्घटना में स्कूली बच्चों की मृत्यु पर गहरा दुःख पंहुचा। ईश्वर से दिवंगत आत्मा की शांति एवं परिजनों को संबल देने की प्रार्थना करता हूँ। दुर्घटना से प्रभावित लोगों के समुचित इलाज की व्यवस्था कराने व हर सम्भव मदद करने के निर्देश दिए हैं।
— Yogi Adityanath (@myogiadityanath) April 26, 2018
Earlier this month, more than 27 school children were reported dead after a bus ferrying them fall into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra district. The accident was reported from Nurpur area in Kangra, where a private bus ferrying 40 school students skidded off the highway and plunged into a deep gorge. The children, enrolled in the Wazir Ram Singh Memorial School, were being dropped back home when the accident occurred.