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10 killed, 55 injured after bus falls into gorge on Jammu-Srinagar national highway

Update : 30 May 2023, 11:45

At least 10 people died and 55 people were critically injured on Tuesday after a bus plunged into a deep gorge in Jammu district.

The bus was en route from Amritsar to Katra at the time of the mishap.

According to the police, the accident took place in the Jhajjar Kotli area after the driver lost control of the vehicle which was on its way to Katra town from Amritsar.

Upon receiving news of the accident, rescue teams were swiftly deployed to the scene. The injured passengers were immediately provided medical assistance and then transferred to a hospital in Jammu for further treatment.

Jammu SSP Chandan Kohli said the "rescue operation is almost complete and an SDRF team is also present on the spot".



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