PM Narendra Modi condoles deaths in Andhra bus accident

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New Delhi, Jan 7: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday expressed grief and condoled the loss of lives in a bus accident in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district.

"PM has expressed grief on the unfortunate accident in Anantapur, AP. He extends condolences to the families of those who lost their lives," the prime minister's office said in a tweet.

PM Narendra Modi

Modi also wished "a speedy recovery to those injured in the accident".

At least 12 passengers were killed and 40 sustained injuries when a bus slid down in a hilly area in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district on Wednesday.

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The incident occurred at around 8:30 AM when the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) bus was going to Penukonda from Madakasira in the district.

IANS

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