Jammu and Kashmir: 14 killed as bus falls into deep gorge in Poonch

Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 8: At least 14 people lost their lives after a bus skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Plera in Mandi tehsil of Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Saturday. 

Multiple injuries have been reported in the accident.

While 11 people died instantly, three critically injured passengers succumbed to their injuries in a hospital.

Three other seriously injured passengers were airlifted to Jammu College Hospital for specialized treatment.

The accident reportedly took place when the driver lost control over the bus.

In the wake of disaster, Senior officials rushed to Mandi to supervise relief and rescue operations.


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