Jammu & Kashmir: 25 killed in twin road mishaps

Police have registered separate cases in connection with both the accidents.

By: Express News Service | Jammu | Updated: October 21, 2016 12:06 pm
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At least 25 people were killed and over 40 injured in two separate road accidents near Reasi and Rajouri in Jammu & Kashmir on Thursday.

Sources said that 22 passengers were killed and nearly 30 others, including women and children, were injured when a 42-seater passenger bus rolled into a 300-ft deep gorge near Reasi. While nearly a dozen people died on the spot, others succumbed to their injuries on way to the district hospital at Reasi.

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Meanwhile, three people were killed and 14 others injured when a tempo in which they were travelling fell into a gorge near Jamola in Rajouri.

Police have registered separate cases in connection with both the accidents.