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HRTC bus firing incident: HP CM apprises assembly
Himachal Pradesh

HRTC bus firing incident: HP CM apprises assembly

Agency News

Shimla, Aug 30 : Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Friday gave statement in assembly over the HRTC Volvo bus firing incident yesterday, near Panipat in Haryana.

"FIR has been lodged in the incident in Panchkula Police Station", he informed the house after the question hour.

Mr Thakur said that on the intervening night of Aug 28 and 29 in the wee hours, some miscreants in a white Bolero car started firing on a Manali bound Volvo bus from Delhi.
CM said that at the time of firing, 12 passengers including the driver and conductor were in the bus. While confirming that 'fortunately' none was injured in the incident, he said that it is still a matter of condemnation and the state government won't take this incident lightly.

After the incident Himachal Pradesh Director General of Police called DGP Haryana, who assured him of thoroughly probing the incident.  Mr Thakur also said that after this incident Himachal Pradesh Transport Minister Govind Singh Thakur paid a visit to the passengers in Manali. ( UNI)