Khasmir Vehicle Accident

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Published Monday, December 10, 2018

At least 14 people were killed and 13 others were injured on Saturday when a passenger bus skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

A police official said the bus, which was on its way from Loran to Poonch, met with tragedy at Plera in the Mandi area of Poonch district.

He said the driver of the vehicle lost control while negotiating a curve and the bus rolled down a 100-meter gorge.

A search and rescue operation was immediately launched by locals, the police and army.

Six people were found dead while 21 others injured were retrieved and shifted to nearby hospitals. Of the injured, eight succumbed to their injuries in the hospital, taking the death toll to 14, added the officer.
Source: DORRIS