PM announces relief for kin of Kishtwar accident victims

NEW DELHI, Aug 31: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed anguish at the loss of lives in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar district and announced compensation to the families of the victims.
Eight people were killed and three others suffered serious injuries when their car skidded off the road and plunged into a 300-feet gorge in Kishtwar today.
The PMO quoting Modi tweeted, “Saddened by the accident in Kishtwar. My thoughts are with the bereaved families. May the injured recover at earliest. Rs. 2 lakh from PMNRF would be given to the next of kin of each deceased. The injured would be given Rs. 50,000.” (PTI)