Prime Minister Modi announced ex-gratia of Rs. two lakh for the families of those killed and Rs. 50,000 for those seriously injured.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister T.S. Rawat announced Rs. 1 lakh ex-gratia for the families of those killed, and Rs 50,000 for those seriously injured.
The death toll climbed to 45 after a bus fell into the Tons River in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district.
The bus was on its way from Vikasnagar to Tiuni in Uttarakahand. It took a 121-kilometer route that passes on the Himachal Pradesh border.
A medical team and personnel of the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) from Dehradun were rushed to the spot.
There were more than 50 passengers in the bus.
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