At least 10 people were killed and 10 others injured after a mini bus collided with a canter truck on Moradabad–Agra highway near Kundarki police station area in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday.
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the kin of the deceased and Rs 50,000 each to the injured.
The chief minister also directed the officials that adequate medical treatment be made available to the injured.
While initial reports had put the death toll at around 7, this tally has now risen to 10, with reports suggesting that a similar number of people have sustained injuries. “Forensic team is here, rescue almost complete. three vehicles collided with each other. Eyewitnesses tell us that it was a case of overtaking,” the district SSP said.