“News of bus accident in Panna, MP is extremely saddening. Condolences to families of the deceased. I wish the injured a speedy recovery,” Modi said in a statement here.
Sonia Gandhi expressed shock and sadness at the “horrific tragedy”. Expressing condolences to the families and friends of the deceased, she hoped that the injured were being adequately treated.
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said he was shocked to hear about the bus accident. “My deepest condolences to the families who lost their loved ones in this terrible accident. I urge the authorities to investigate the accident thoroughly and ensure that the injured are adequately cared for,” he said.
The private bus, plying from Chhattarpur to Panna, fell into a gorge in Bhairav Ghat region of Panna district and caught fire. (IANS)