Bus falls into gorge in J&K, over 20 dead

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In an unfortunate incident, a mini bus fell into a gorge in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar district this morning killing more than 20 people.

According to reports, the bus was travelling to Kishtwar from Keshwan with almost 45 people in it, when it toppled and fell into the gorge.

News agency ANI quoted Deputy Commissioner of Kishtwar, Angrez Singh Rana saying that seven people have been injured in the accident.

As per news agency PTI report, the bus skidded off the road at Sirgwari and rolled down into the gorge around 7:30 am. Bodies of 20 passengers have been recovered so far, said IGP, Jammu, M K Sinha.

With rescue operation underway more details awaited.

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