Twin bus mishaps in Jammu: 35 injured; 12 critical

  • PTI, Jammu
  • Updated: Nov 13, 2015 15:42 IST

Thirty-five people were injured in two separate bus accidents in Jammu, with twelve of them in critical condition, said police on Friday.

In the first incident, a bus, on its way to New Delhi from Katra belt of Reasi district, skidded off the road and rolled down into a gorge beside the Jammu-Pathankote highway at Gagwal area in Kathua district late last night, police said.

“18 people were injured, 8 of whom are in critical state,” they said.

In another mishap last night, a mini bus, which was on its way from Ramkote to Manwal area in Udhampur district, hit a big rock, after the driver lost control of the vehicle, police said.

They said that 17 people were injured in this accident, four of whom are in critical condition.

The critically injured in both accidents were admitted to GMC Hospital in Jammu for specialised treatment, police said, adding, investigation had begun into the two cases and further details were awaited.

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