Road Mishap In Andhra Pradesh: PM Modi Extends Condolence
Visakhapatnam: At least four persons, including an eight-month-old baby girl, were killed and several others were injured in a major accident on Araku ghat road in Visakhapatnam district late Friday evening.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the death of people in the road accident in Andhra Pradesh.
Distressed to hear about the accident in Visakhapatnam, AP. Condolences to the families of those who lost their lives. Prayers with the injured. May they recover soon: PM @narendramodi
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) February 12, 2021
Tourism Minister M Srinivasa Rao spoke to the district collector and the SP and enquired about the incident. Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan also expressed shock over the mishap and conveyed their condolences to the bereaved families.
As per the information available, 26 tourists, all of them said to be from Telangana, were returning to Visakhapatnam after a visit to Araku valley when the mini-bus they were travelling in plunged at least 100 ft into the valley at a bend on the ghat road around 8 pm.