Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla expressed condolences over an incident where six people died and 17 injured after a bus caught fire in Jalore.
“The news of the tragic death of many people due to electric current in a bus in Jalore (Rajasthan) is painful. Om Birla said My condolences to the bereaved family. I wish a speedy recovery to the injured people,” Om Birla tweeted (roughly translated from Hindi). Six people were killed and 17 others sustained injuries as a bus caught fire after coming in contact with an electric wire in Maheshpur of Jalore district late on Saturday night.
The driver and the conductor of the bus died on the spot, while the four persons succumbed to their injuries during treatment at a hospital.