J&K: 16 Amarnath pilgrims killed, several seriously injured in bus accident


NEW DELHI: At least sixteen Amarnath pilgrims were killed and 26 seriously injured when the bus in which they were travelling plunged into a gorge in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district on Sunday, police said.

“The bus, bearing registration number JK02Y 0594, was heading towards Srinagar when it rolled down into a gorge near an Army camp in Nachilana area of Banihal in Ramban district following a rear tyre burst,” Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Ramban, Mohan Lal said, adding, “injured were shifted to a local hospital for treatment.”

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