Bhopal: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan have expressed grief and sorrow on the death of 15 persons in a bus accident in Hoshangabad district in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday.
Fifteen people died and 24 others were injured as a bus overturned between Babai and Sohagpur in Hoshangabad district. According to reports received here, the bus was loaded with passengers going to attend a wedding ceremony. The injured were rushed to the district hospital for treatment.
The Chief Minister announced Rs. 1.50 lakh each assistant to next of the kin of the deceased, Rs. 50 thousand for seriously injured and Rs. 25 thousand each for other injured persons.