At least 10 devotees died and several others are injured in a road accident in Etawah district of Uttar Pradesh. Accident happened when the DCM carrying the devotees fell into a gorge after being uncontrolled. All devotees were from Agra and were going to Lakhna temple.
Union Home minister Amit Shah condoled the death of the devotees in this tragic accident. In his tweet message Home Minister Amit shah said that administration is Involved in rescue work and I pray for the people who lost their family and friends in this accident.
Senior Police officers and Senior Police and administrative officers reached the accident spot and continued the rescue work. Injured in this accident have been admitted to the the district hospital Etawah.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed grief over the incident and announced 2 lakh rupees ex-gratia to the each family of the deceased. He directed officials to reach the spot and help the injured as early as possible.