Samba:11 to 12 people have died after a minibus fell into a gorge in Sawjian of Poonch’s Mandi. There are reports of some people getting injured. A rescue operation is on at the spot.
Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader and former minister Yashpal Kundal has expressed grief over the tragic accident in the Poonch district. Kundal said in a statement, ‘The death of people in the painful road accident in Sawjian of Poonch is extremely sad.
My condolences and prayers are with the bereaved families. I wish the injured a speedy recovery. Kundal said that day-to-day road accidents are taking away precious lives and no amount can compensate for the loss of those who have lost their loved ones.
He said that road accidents are one such area that the government always ignores. Kundal said that the job of the government is now only to collect the fine from the drivers, but is not at all worried about taking measures to reduce the traffic accidents which are causing the loss of precious lives day by day.
Kundal said that the occurrence of road accidents is a failure of the government. The government did not take any lessons from the road accidents that happened in the past.