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Five killed in road mishap in Udhampur

india Updated: Dec 09, 2010 09:03 IST

Five members of a marriage party were killed and 23 others injured when a bus skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Udhampur district on Thursday.

The bus was on its way from Jammu to Ramnagar in Udhampur district when the driver lost control over the vehicle while negotiating a curve and rolled down a deep gorge at Garnie village, 88 km from Jammu, around 0130 hours, police said.

Five people were killed on the spot and 23 others were injured, two of them seriously, they said, adding army and police launched a rescue operation and shifted the injured to a hospital.