10 killed, 20 injured in bus accident in Rajouri

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  • Updated: Mar 08, 2013 01:44 IST

Ten people were killed and twenty others injured on Friday when a bus in which they were travelling rolled down into a deep gorge in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

The passenger bus, which was on its way from Kandi to Rajouri, skidded off the road and rolled into the deep gorge in the Mandir Gala area in Rajouri district Friday afternoon, police officials said.

In the mishap, ten people were killed and twenty others injured, they said.

Speaking on the issue in the assembly, minister for consumer affairs and transport, Choudhary Mohammad Ramzan said that rescue operations have been launched in the area under the supervision of DIG Rajouri-Poonch.

He expressed sympathy with the family members of the deceased and has directed the administration to provide best medical facilities to the injured.

 

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