Srinagar, March 18
Four people hailing from Bihar were killed and 28 injured when their bus overturned on the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Barsoo, Pulwama, on Saturday. Twenty-three of the injured have been admitted to different hospitals.
Lieutenant Governor (L-G) Manoj Sinha expressed grief and directed the administration to provide all necessary assistance to the affected people.
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar also expressed grief. In a statement, the CM’s office issued instructions for payment of Rs 2 lakh as ex gratia to the next of the kin of each deceased.
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