J&K : 6 Killed in Bus Accident


Doda : Six persons were killed and 56 harmed when a bus fell into a profound canyon in Doda region of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, the police said.

“A bus carrying 62 passengers, on its way to Rehand village in the district, suddenly fell of the cliff into a deep gorge, around 20 km away from the Doda town,” Deputy commissioner of Doda, Bhupinder Kumar said.

Three persons died on the spot, while three died on the way to the hospital, he said.

Seven of the 56 injured are in a critical condition, the DC said adding, “We have requested the Air Force to provide a helicopter and it is on its way.”