President Pranab Mukherjee mourns loss of lives in Punjab gas leak
(3 years ago)
New Delhi, June 14 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday mourned the death of six people in a gas leak incident in Punjab's Ludhiana district.
An ammonia gas leak from a tanker left more than 100 others hospitalised.
In a message to Ram Naik, the Governor of Uttar Pradesh, the President said, I am saddened to learn about the road accident in Uttar Pradeshs Etah district in which a number of people lost their lives.
I call upon the State Government and other agencies to provide all possible aid to the bereaved families who have lost their near and dear ones, he said,
President Mukherjee said: Please convey my heartfelt condolences to the families of the deceased.