18 April, Bhubaneswar
Odisha government Monday announced 2 lakh rupees ex-gratia relief for the kins of the dead in devastating accident occurred at Gailo ghat in Deogarh district Sunday evening.
According to official sources, Chief minister Naveen Patnaik asked the administration to disburse the amount immediately to the victim’s family and directed free medical treatment to the 11 injured.
Meanwhile, rescue operations at the accident site have come to an end. At least 27 persons, including women and children, were killed after a bus carrying 38 members of an opera troupe fell into 300 feet off a hill in Deogarh district last evening.