Jammu and Kashmir: Five killed, several injured after landslide in Kishtwar


Srinagar, Aug 20: At least five persons were killed and six injured after a landslide hit a bus in Drabshalla area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar on Monday.

Injured have been admitted to the District Hospital.

A total of 13 passengers were on board when the incident took place.

Dy SP traffic NH1B Zuhaib Hassan told Greater Kashmir that the villagers who rushed to the spot managed to open the driver’s cabin door and the rear part of the bus to pull out the bodies and the injured.

“All the injured were taken to trauma hospital Thathri where doctors declared five of them as brought dead. Later all the injured were shifted to District Hospital Kishtwar”, he further stated.


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