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Jodhpur-Jaisalmer highway accident: CM Ashok Gehlot announces Rs 1 lakh compensation to kin of dead


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Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday announced Rs one lakh financial assistance each to the families of the people who died in a collision between a bus and a vehicle on Jaisalmer - Jodhpur Road in Jodhpur, earlier today.
"I am distressed on the news of this horrific accident and I pray for strength to the families of those who lost their lives to deal with this irreparable loss," Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said in a statement.
Thirteen people lost their lives in a road accident on Friday at the Jodhpur-Jaisalmer highway.
The deceased include seven men, five women and one child. Eight persons who sustained injuries in the accident have been referred to a hospital in Jodhpur.
The accident occurred when a bus and a camper jeep collided near Dhadhaniya village in Jodhpur district. Cops from the Balesar Police Station reached the site to conduct an investigation into the cause of the accident.

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First Published: Sep 27 2019 | 10:30 PM IST

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