Monday, 4 November 2013

19 Volvo bus accident victims identified

Nineteen of the 45 victims of the Volvo bus tragedy at Palem in Mahabubnagar district were identified with the help of DNA fingerprinting by the experts of Andhra Pradesh Forensic Science Laboratory here on Monday.

Three of the 19 identified bodies were handed over to their respective families at Osmania General Hospital morgue. Officials said 16 more victims would be identified by Tuesday morning. So far, identity of 22 victims was established.

On the day of the accident, three victims were identified. Their bodies were given to their respective families the same day.

Wanparthy DSP B. Srinivas Reddy said all documents required for filing petitions in the court for compensation would be given to the kin of the victims.

Copies of the documents include First Information Report (FIR), inquest report, bus registration certificate, permit, insurance certificate and lease agreement of the transport operator.

Monday 04 November 2013


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