President condoles deaths in Maharashtra accident

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday condoled the deaths in a road accident in Maharashtra's Jalgaon district.

"I am saddened to learn about the accident yesterday in which a container truck rammed into a passenger bus near Chalisgaon, Jalgaon district. I understand a number of persons lost their lives and some were critically injured," the president said in a message to Maharashtra Governor C.V. Rao, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan statement.

At least 22 people were killed and 25 others injured when a container truck rammed into a state transport bus on Thursday near Chalisgaon in Jalgaon district.

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