J&K: 1 killed, 34 ITBP personnel injured in bus accident
One person was killed and 34 Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel were injured when a bus carrying them skidded off the road and fell into a gorge along the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway today, police said. The vehicle was part of a Jammu-bound convoy and the accident occurred near Khuni Nallah in Ramban district around 8.45 am, a police officer said. Read here.
Trees prevented bus from falling further down in the gorge
Trees prevented the bus from falling further down in the gorge, the officer said. Around 35 people were traveling on the bus. A team of rescue personnel comprising Army, police and local volunteers reached the spot. While one person died, 34 persons were rescued from the wreckage of the vehicle, and were rushed to the district hospital in Ramban, the officer said.