Daulatabad Accident: Death Toll Mounts To 38, Mamata Assures All Help



  • Death Toll rises to thirty eight till now.
  • WB CM reaches Murshidabad Medical College.
  • Death Certificate will be given to the victim’s family from Murshidabad Medical college.

Murshidabad: A devastating bus accident took place at Balirghat Bridge of Daulatabad near Murshidabad on Monday early morning. Death toll mounts to twenty one in this accident.

Earlier, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 Lakh for the kin of the deceased, who lost lives in an accident, where a bus fell off a bridge into the Bhairab River.

“I announce Rs 5 Lakh ex-gratia for the next of the kin of the deceased,” said Mamata Banerjee to media. The West Bengal Chief Minister further expressed her grief on the incident.

“Incident at Murshidabad is sad. I have asked my official to take a note of the situation,” added Mamata Banerjee.

A passenger bus fell off a bridge into Bhairab River in Daulatabad area of West Bengal’s Murshidabad on Monday morning. The incident took place due to low visibility. The bus was travelling from Domkal to Berhampur.