At least eleven people were killed and 19 others injured after a passenger bus fell into a deep gorge in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Saturday morning.
According to the police, a passenger bus (registration number JK02W0445) was on its way from Loran to Poonch when the unfortunate accident took place. The bus skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Plera in Mandi tehsil of Poonch district at around 9.15 am.
#JammuAndKashmir: At least 11 dead after a bus skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Plera in Mandi tehsil of Poonch district today, multiple injuries reported. The bus was heading towards Poonch from Loran. More details awaited. pic.twitter.com/nJylRzLDPI
— ANI (@ANI) December 8, 2018
Authorities had commenced rescue and search operations at the spot and the injured have been shifted to a sub-district hospital in Mandi for treatment.
More details are awaited.