NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) – Two human beings were killed in an accident at the Shell Auger Tension Leg Platform Sunday morning (June 30), consistent with a Shell spokeswoman.
The nature of the coincidence had been now not right regarded, but Shell said it was reported around nine a.M. During an “ordinary and obligatory take a look at” of the platform’s lifeboat launch.
As of Sunday night time, Shell had not released the names of the victims, but stated the organization “deeply regrets the lack of existence.”
One other person turned into harm, but their injuries have been not life-threatening, in step with Shell.
The platform is located in the Gulf of Mexico, about 214 miles south of New Orleans. According to Shell, the twist of fate has no longer impacted the environment and the platform is in solid circumstance.
Shell launched the subsequent announcement in regards to the coincidence:
“In the over forty years that Shell has operated inside the deep water Gulf of Mexico we have strived, notably, to make sure our human beings cross domestic correctly to their loved ones. It’s devastating once they do no longer. We deeply regret this loss of life inside our Shell circle of relatives and network.”
According to initial reviews, the twist of fate happened after a bus, carrying the passengers, fell right into a deep gorge in Kishtwar. Authorities are present on the accident spot.
Local sources stated that the loss of life toll in the accident may additionally upward thrust even further.
Reports claimed that the passenger vehicle, a minibus bearing registration wide variety JK17-6787, was on its way to Kishtwar from Keshwan whilst it skidded off the road near Srigwari and fell right into a deep gorge. Locals said the automobile become overloaded.
According to the officials, the coincidence occurred at 8.40 am while the minibus was heading toward Kishtwar from Keshwan.
In a tweet, Omar Abdullah said, “Terrible news coming in approximately the high loss of life toll in a bus twist of fate in Kishtwar. Condolences to the households of the deceased and prayers for the speedy healing of the injured.”
Mehbooba Mufti also tweeted, “Saddened to hear approximately the tragic accident in Kishtwar. Deepest condolences to families of the bereaved.”
Union Home Minister Amit Shah and previous chief ministers of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti on Monday offered condolences over deaths inside the Kishtwar bus coincidence.
At least 31 people had been killed and thirteen others had been injured in a avenue accident in Kishtwar district.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah said, “Extremely saddened to find out about the loss of lives due to a street coincidence in Kishtwar, Jammu and Kashmir. My private condolences to the households of individuals who lost their cherished ones. I pray of the speedy recuperation of those injured.”