Rajasthan: 11 Dead After Truck Rams Into Bus on Jaipur-Agra Highway in Bharatpur

“Tragedy struck when a collision between a trailer vehicle and a bus on the Jaipur-Agra Highway near Hantra in Bharatpur district resulted in the loss of eleven lives and injuries to twelve others. This incident was reported by the local police on Wednesday.

Mridul Kachawa, the Superintendent of Police in Bharatpur, disclosed that the passengers aboard the bus were on their way from Bhavnagar, Gujarat, to Mathura in Uttar Pradesh when the accident occurred at approximately 4:30 am. These travelers originated from Dihor in Gujarat’s Bhav Nagar.

The bus had come to a halt at Antra flyover in the Lakhanpur area when it was forcefully struck from behind by the trailer. Tragically, five men and six women lost their lives on the spot, according to the police.

The police control room released the names of the deceased, who have been identified as Antu, Nandram, Lallu, Bharat, Lalji, along with his wife Madhuben, Ambaben, Kambuben, Ramuben, Anjuben, and Madhuben, the wife of an individual named Arvind.

Rajasthan’s Chief Minister, Ashok Gehlot, extended his heartfelt condolences to the grieving families.

Expressing deep sorrow for the loss of lives and extending sympathies to the victims’ families, Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved a compensation of Rs 2 lakh for the next of kin of the deceased and Rs 50,000 for those who were injured. President Droupadi Murmu also offered her condolences over this tragic incident.

In another unfortunate accident within Rajasthan, four individuals lost their lives, and one sustained injuries following a collision between their jeep and a bus in Hanumangarh district on Tuesday evening.

This accident occurred near Lakhowali, under the jurisdiction of the Hanumangarh town police station.

The deceased have been identified as Nandram Jat (70), Neetu Jat (60), Deepu Jat (13), and Arjun Jat (40), as confirmed by the police. The injured are currently receiving medical treatment at the district hospital.”

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