Seventeen people were killed and many others injured in a horrific road accident in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.
According to the information, a tempo and a bus coming in the wrong direction collided in Kisan Nagar, Thana Sachendi, Kanpur.
After the accident, both the vehicles overturned in the pit and 17 people in the tempo died. All the deceased worked in a factory making biscuits.
Many injured are in critical condition.
PM Modi expressed grief over the accident.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has also expressed deep grief over the accident. He wrote on Twitter that it is heartbreaking to know about the accident in Sachendi.
In a tweet, he said that the financial assistance of two lakhs would be provided to the victims’ families. Along with this, the higher officials have been ordered to reach the spot, provide proper treatment to the injured, investigate the accident’s cause, and submit the report.