J&K: 35 killed after a Mini Bus falls in gorge in Kishtwar


Nation First News:  In a major road mishap, 35 people were killed and 22 others injured after a passenger bus fell into a deep gorge in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday morning.

This was informed by Deputy Commissioner of Kishtwar, Angrez Singh Rana today.

The injured have been shifted to District Hospital Kishtwar for treatment.

Reports said that a minibus (JK17-6787) was on its way to Kishtwar from Keshwan on Monday morning when the bus fell into a deep gorge. According to the officials, the accident took place at 8.40 am.

Expressing grief over the incident, Satya Pal Malik, Governor of Jammu & Kashmir announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each to the families of those who died in Kishtwar accident.

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