Bodies found in charred condition: Chidambaram

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New Delhi, Sep 3 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Thursday said the bodies of Andhra Chief Minister Y.S.Rajashekhara Reddy and four others who were killed in the chopper crash are still at the site of the accident.

Speaking to newsmen outside the South Block office of the Prime Minister, Chidambaram said: "all the bodies are charred. The chopper was also charred."

" The Union Cabinet will meet at 3 p.m today. We are in complete mourning, deep sense of grief, shock and loss at the passing away of the Chief Minister, a tall leader," he said.

The Cabinet will pass a resolution condoling the death of the chief Minister and the others. Our deepest condolences to the family of Mr.Y.S.Rajashekhara Reddy and families of the others who have died. We share our grief with the families."

Meanwhile, Andhra Pradesh Finance Minister K. Rosaiah said Chief Minister's body will be places in the Lal Bahaddur Shastri stadium in Hyderabad to allow the public and supporters to pay their last respects. (ANI)

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