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AP to airlift Maharashtra bus accident victims

Our Bureau Hyderabad | Updated on November 25, 2017 Published on October 07, 2014

Forty people from Andhra Pradesh are part of the pilgrimage in the bus from Machilipatnam that met with accident near Sholapur.

The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has directed that the bus accident victims in Maharashtra be airlifted and shifted to Vijayawada.

The Chief Minister's decision follows a bus mishap near Sholapur where 8 people from Andhra Pradesh died and several others injured when they were on a pilgrimage. They were on their way from Pandarpur to Shirdi.

The State Chief Secretary IYR Krishna Rao was asked to take steps to make necessary arrangements for shifting them to Andhra Pradesh and also provide necessary facilities including treatment to those injured.

Forty people from Andhra Pradesh are part of the pilgrimage in the bus from Machilipatnam that met with accident.

The bus is stated to have fallen into a rivulet between the pilgrim centres of Pandarpur and Shirdi.

Published on October 07, 2014

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