35 killed after bus plunges into gorge in J&K’s Kishtwar

By Xappie Desk, July 01, 2019 14:56 IST

35 killed after bus plunges into gorge in J&K’s Kishtwar

35 killed after bus plunges into gorge in J&K’s Kishtwar

 
Thirty-five people were killed and many injured in a road accident in Chenab Valley’s Kishtwar. Three injured were airlifted to Jammu. Two helicopters have been pressed into service to shift the bodies and the injured.
 
An official said the vehicle on the way to Kishtwar from Keshwan skidded off the road near Srigwari and rolled into a gorge on Monday morning.
 
“Around 35 bodies were spotted at the accident site. Around seven are severely injured.” said a local official.
 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a tweet, “ The accident in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar is heart-wrenching. We mourn all those who lost their lives and express condolences to the bereaved families. May the injured recover at the earliest.”



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