Gujarat Chief Minister Modi expresses condolences on bus accident
October 30, 2013 - Hyderabad
The Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi tweeted 'the bus fire mishap in Andhra Pradesh is unfortunate. My condolences to the families of the deceased and prayers for those injured'.
Minister for Transport Botcha Satyanarayana said that 45 passengers were killed in the accident that occurred at Kothapeta mandal in Mahabubnagar district in the wee hours of Wednesday. He held a meeting with the top officials of the Transport Department. Transport department principal secretary Lakshmi Pardhasaradhi Commissioner Anantharam others participated. Speaking to media, he said that the Jabbar Travels manager is plying the bus on lease basis. He said that efforts are being taken to identify the passengers.
The ill-fated Volvo air-conditioned bus belonging to Jabbar Travels. The bus was registered with authorities with number AP 02 TA 0963. The owner of the Bus Nayaan is in the police custody said sources.