Uttarkashi accident: How bus paunchy of pilgrims fell into 500 metre deep gorge? Magisterial-stage probe ordered

Creator: DNA Web Team| Edited By: DNA Web Team |Updated: Jun 06, 2022, 12: 04 PM IST

In the tragic Uttarkashi bus accident, no lower than 26 of us misplaced their lives when a bus paunchy of pilgrims fell into a deep gorge end to Damta in Uttarakhand. One more four of us are critically injured in this accident, who are been handled in a sanatorium. Uttarakhand Police has stated that the search and rescue operation has been performed.

A total of 30 of us, including 28 pilgrims, had been in this bus. All these pilgrims had attain from Madhya Pradesh to Uttarakhand on the Char Dham yatra. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan visited the relate on Monday morning and consoled the household of the lifeless and the injured. Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami was once also existing with him.

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How the incident took relate?

Addressing the reporters, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan suggested that the accident occured because of steering wheel failure of the bus. The Chief Minister quoted the bus driver, who’s injured, that he misplaced adjust on the steering leading to this accident. He added that efforts will be made to send the bodies of the lifeless to Khajuraho as of late and procure the final rites carried out.

Meanwhile, the Uttarakhand govt has ordered a magisterial-stage probe into the incident.

Damta | The bus driver suggested us that accident took relate because of steering wheel failure… But amassed now we possess ordered a magisterial-stage probe into it: Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami on Uttarkashi bus accident pic.twitter.com/5sOpFVf9Ir

— ANI UP/Uttarakhand (@ANINewsUP) June 6, 2022

What locals stated?

In line with the thought bought from the local of us, the bus paunchy of pilgrims was once shifting at a excessive velocity. The driver misplaced adjust of the bus whereas giving methodology to the auto coming from the front. To lead clear of a head on collision, he took a pointy nick leading the bus to achieve off the freeway and fall into a 500 meter deep gorge.

On the time of the accident, the velocity of the bus was once so excessive that it got blown up because of falling in the ditch and the passengers in it had been scattered in each attach. As soon as the tips of this accident was once bought, the comfort and rescue groups along with the police straight reached the relate. Nonetheless, by then many people had died.

Compensation for lifeless and injured

After an overnight effort, they recovered the bodies of 26 of us, whereas four critically injured had been taken to a local sanatorium. The complete pilgrims who had been in the bus which met with an accident had been residents of Madhya Pradesh. An quantity of Rs 5 lakh every has been announced for the households of the lifeless and Rs 50,000 for the injured by CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

PM Narendra Modi has announced an support of Rs 2 lakh every from the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund to the households of of us who misplaced their lives in the accident and Rs 50,000 every for the injured. On the identical time, compensation of 1 lakh will be given to the household of the deceased from the accident reduction fund of Uttarakhand Transport Division.

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