12 killed as minibus falls into gorge on Jammu-Srinagar highway

Jammu, October 6: Twelve people were killed and over a dozen injured when the driver of an overcrowded minibus lost control over the vehicle and it plunged into a 200-ft-deep gorge on the Jammu-Srinagar highway on Saturday, police said.

The accident took place at Kela Mod.

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“Sixteen critically injured passengers have been evacuated from the accident site… Police, Army and civilians are engaged in the rescue efforts,” police sources said.