Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha announced on Thursday that the NoKs of the Doda road accident will be compensated with Rs 3 lakh each. The LG also stated that he is closely monitoring the situation and that all possible assistance will be provided to the families of those who have died as well as those who have been injured.
" Jammu and Kashmir Govt to ensure treatment of injured in tragic Doda road mishap. Rs 2 Lakh to be given to kin of victims of deceased from Lt Governor's discretionary fund and Rs 1 Lakh from Road victim fund as immediate relief. I am monitoring the situation and every possible assistance to grieving families will be extended," Sinha said through a tweet.
A mini-bus travelling from Thathri to Doda in Jammu and Kashmir fell into a gorge at Sui Gwari along the river Chenab on the Thathri-Doda road early this morning, killing eight people and injuring several others.
Expressing deep concern over the incident, earlier Sinha tweeted: "Deeply anguished to hear about the tragic road accident in Doda. My thoughts and prayers for the families who have lost their loved ones. I have directed the District administration to provide immediate relief to families of deceased and best medical assistance to the injured."