CM Kumaraswamy at Mandya accident site
CM Kumaraswamy at Mandya accident site

K'taka CM announces Rs 5 lakh compensation per family in bus accident near Mandya

ANI | Updated: Nov 24, 2018 17:52 IST

Mandya (Karnataka) [India], Nov 24 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Saturday announced compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to families of the deceased in the bus accident that took place near Mandya district earlier in the day.
Kumaraswamy along with Deputy Chief Minister G. Parameshwara and former chief minister Siddaramaiah visited the accident site.
The bus carrying 35 passengers was going from Mandya to Shivalli when it plunged into VC Canal. The death toll has reached 30.
The fire department personnel rushed to the spot and carried out the rescue operations. The bodies of the deceased were shifted to VIMS hospital here.
Detailing about the accident, Parameshwara said, "I believe the driver was not driving properly, I will find out." (ANI)