PM expresses grief over deaths in UP bus accident

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the launch of the Atal Bhujal Yojana, a mission to help in supplying water to every house-hold by 2024, at a function in New Delhi, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019. (PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed grief over the death of several people in a road accident in Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj.

Twenty people were feared killed on Friday in a massive fire that broke out following a collision between a private sleeper bus and a truck in the UP district, said police.

"Many people have lost their lives in this accident. I express my condolences to the kin of the dead, and wish the injured recover soon," the Prime Minister tweeted.

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