16 Amarnath pilgrims killed in bus accident in Jammu And Kashmir

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Srinagar, July 16 : At least 16 Amarnath pilgrims were killed and 19 others injured when the bus fell into a gorge on Sunday near Ramban on the Srinagar-Jammu highway.

The rescue operation by Army was underway.

The accident happened near Banihal.

Prime Minster Narender Modi  condoled and expressed his grief over the incident.

Last week, eight Amarnath pilgrims were killed in a terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag.

The annual pilgrimage to Anantnag is scheduled to conclude on the August 7.

WeForNews Bureau

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