Bengaluru: 24 laborers from Raichur district of Karnataka went to Bengaluru in a van. Early yesterday morning, the van collided with an oncoming lorry while going near Kalambella near Sira in Dumakuru district. 7 people died on the spot in this accident. 2 others died on the way to the hospital.
The police rushed to the information and rescued 15 seriously injured people and admitted them to Dumkur Government General Hospital. The police said that the condition of 6 people is critical.
In this context, Prime Minister Narendra Modi posted on his Twitter page, “The road accident near Tumkur, Karnataka has shaken my heart. My deepest condolences to the bereaved families. I pray for the speedy recovery of the injured. 2 lakh from the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund to the families of the deceased and Rs. 50,000 will be given as relief,” he said.