Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Apr. 26 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday expressed his deepest condolences on the Kushinagar accident and declared an ex-gratia of Rs two lakh to the kin of the deceased.
The Chief Minister has also directed the District Administration to provide all possible help and medical aid to the injured children.
A statement by Uttar Pradesh government said, "The Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed deepest condolences on this very unfortunate incident and directed District Administration to provide all help and medical aid, declared ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakhs and also directed an inquiry into cause of accident."
"7 are critically injured, death toll may go up," he added.
All students are said to be from Divine Public School.
A total of 20 students were travelling in the vehicle. The remaining, who suffered injuries were immediately shifted to the nearby hospital for further treatment. (ANI)