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Meghalaya bus accident: PM Modi expresses pain over loss of lives

In a series of tweets, Modi said that his thoughts and prayers are with the victims of the bus mishap

By: PTI | Shillong |
Updated: June 15, 2016 5:21:24 pm
PM Narendra Modi addresses the 40th AGM of US-India Business Council. (Source: Twitter/@MEA) In a series of tweets, Modi said that his thoughts and prayers are with the victims of the bus mishap (Source: Twitter/@MEA)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday, expressed deep pain over the loss of lives in the bus mishap in Meghalaya and said his prayers are with the families of the deceased.

“Deeply pained by the loss of lives caused by a bus mishap in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills District,” Modi tweeted.

Also Read: Meghalaya: Bus falls into gorge, 30 dead

“My thoughts and prayers are with the families of the deceased in this hour of grief,” he said in another tweet.

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