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Visuals from the spot (File Photo/ANI)
Visuals from the spot (File Photo/ANI)

K'taka CM announces Rs 5 lakh compensation to kin of Hubli accident victims

ANI | Updated: May 24, 2022 22:32 IST


Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 24 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday announced the compensation of Rs 5 lakh for family members of those who died in an accident on the outskirts of Hubli city in the state.
As many as seven people were killed and 26 were injured in a collision between a passenger bus and a lorry on the outskirts of Hubli city in Karnataka, said police on Tuesday. The drivers of both the vehicles died on the spot.

"An amount of Rs 5 lakh compensation to the kin of those who died in an accident near Hubli. Rs 2 lakh compensation from Prime Minister's National Relief Fund. I thank PM Modi for announcing Rs 2 lakhs to family members," Bommai tweeted.
According to the police, the passenger bus was going from Kolhapur to Bengaluru when it collided with a lorry going towards Dharwad at midnight between 12:30 am to 1 am when the bus driver was trying to overtake a tractor.
An FIR has been registered in the incident. (ANI)

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