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Watch: Lucknow DC Roshan Jacob breaks down while interacting with child injured in Lakhimpur Kheri bus collision

A video of the incident shows Lucknow Divisional Commissioner, Dr Roshan Jacob, trying to comfort the injured child and his mother at a hospital in Lucknow.

Divisional Commissioner for Lucknow, Dr Roshan Jacob, broke down while speaking to the mother of a child who was grievously injured.

Interacting with the victims of a road accident in Lakhimpur Kheri on Thursday, the Divisional Commissioner for Lucknow broke down while speaking to the mother of a child who was injured. At least 10 people were killed and 41 injured after a private bus collided with a mini-truck in Lakhimpur Kheri on Wednesday.

A video of the incident, shared by news agency ANI, shows Lucknow Divisional Commissioner Dr Roshan Jacob trying to comfort the injured child and his mother at a hospital in Lucknow. She appears to call for help, asking authorities as to why no one had checked in on him yet.


While calling for a doctor, Jacob’s voice seems to crack and she wipes her eyes with the corner of her saree.

The Lakhimpur Kheri chief medical officer (CMO) said 12 of the injured were critical and were sent to a trauma centre in Lucknow, while 29 were undergoing treatment at the district hospital, news agency PTI reported.

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The bus was on its way to Lucknow from Dhaurhara and collided with the mini-truck coming from the opposite direction.

First published on: 29-09-2022 at 09:33:41 am
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