J&K: 10 killed, 55 others injured after bus fell into deep gorge in Jammu
The bus was on its way to Katra from Amritsar when the incident took place near Jhajjar Kotli - about 15 km from Katra in Jammu district. Read further on Dynamite News:
Jammu: At least ten people were killed and about 55 injured when a bus fell into a deep gorge on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway on Tuesday morning.
According to officials, the bus was on its way to Katra from Amritsar when the incident took place near Jhajjar Kotli - about 15 km from Katra in Jammu district.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Jammu, Chandan Kohli said that all the passengers have been evacuated and the rescue operation was almost complete.
"10 people died and around 55 are injured. All have been evacuated. The rescue operation is almost complete. The SDRF team is also present on the spot," said the SSP.
Kohli said that the injured were shifted to the hospital. He said that paramilitary teams and State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) were engaged in rescue operations.
The bus was carrying more passengers than the prescribed limit and all this will be probed, added the SSP. (with Agency inputs)