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PM, Guv, Mukul express pain over loss of lives

NEW DELHI/SHILLONG: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed deep pain over the loss of lives in the bus mishap in Sonapur in Meghalaya and said his prayers are with the families of the deceased.
“Deeply pained by the loss of lives caused by a bus mishap in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills District,” Modi tweeted. “My thoughts and prayers are with the families of the deceased in this hour of grief,” he said in another tweet.
Meanwhile, Meghalaya Governor V. Shanmuganathan, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma and Home Minister Roshan Warjri have expressed pain over the tragic death of 29 passengers of ill-fated Guwahati-bound night bus that plunged into a gorge near Sonapur Mandir, East Jaintia Hills on Tuesday night.
The Governor in a statement issued on Wednesday said that he was pained  to know the tragic incident.  He also conveyed his condolences to the bereaved families.”
In a separate statement, the Chief Minister, while expressing sorrow over the death of passengers, conveyed his condolences to the families of the deceased.
The Chief Minister also wished speedy recovery to all the injured passengers.
Home Minister Roshan Warjri said that she was anguished over the accident and conveyed prayers and sympathies to the bereaved families. (With inputs from PTI and Our Correspondent)

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