Virbhadra Singh, Chief Minister, H.P. inquiring about the injured of the bus accident at Kiari (Shimla district) at I.G.M.C Shimla today. Photos: from HP I&PR dept.
A bus coming from Kiari to Shimla met an accident near Kupri Nalah today. 22 people died in this mishap.
Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh released Rs 5,000 to the nearest kin of the dead and Rs 2,000 each for the injured. Kotkhai police released the list of the dead and injured passengers.
Passengers who died in the accident:
Govind (35) s/o Jharenka, Panog (Bus conductor)
Rajinder (45), s/o Mela Ram (Kupdi)
Ramesh (45) s/o Chand Ram, Village Kupdi
Prem Bhadur (42) S/o Man Bhadur, Nepal
Archana (42) w/o Ramesh, Kupdi
Randhir Chauhan (68) s/o Shankar Dass, Kupdi
Sandhya (37) w/o Pawan, Chadol
Mohan Lal (57) s/o Shyam Ram, Kupdi
Sher Bahadur (45), Nepal
Panu Ram (40) s/o Matthu Ram, Koti
Vinod (26) s/o Dhandu Ram, Badaeun
Karun (26) s/o Kalu Ram, Khodwi
Shyamnand s/o Radha Ram, Pujarli
Pushan Pandey (22) s/o Habbu RamMalik, Gobindpur Orissa
Balia (35) s/o Ramu, Gobindpur Orissa
Bhawat Rishi (24), s/o Biru Joshi, Nepal
Satpal (40), s/o Man Bhahadur, Nepal
Naresh (38), s/o Bhagat Ram, Ghasi
Reeta (38), Saal Gaon, Koti
List of the injured:
Meena Ram (driver)
Rajinder Village, Koti
Neena Mehta, Koti
Vikay Kumar, Koti
Amar Singh, Chadog
Vir Singh, Kotkhai
Sher Singh, Halai
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