One person was killed and 34 Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel were injured Monday when a bus carrying them skidded off the road and fell into a gorge along the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, police said.
The vehicle was part of a Jammu-bound convoy and the accident occurred near Khuni Nallah in Ramban district around 8.45 am, a police officer said. Trees prevented the bus from falling further down in the gorge, the officer said.
Visuals from Ramban district hospital where ITBP personnel are undergoing medical treatment. They were injured in a bus accident on Jammu-Srinagar highway near Khooni Nala in Ramban district. #JammuAndKashmir pic.twitter.com/Jzl4qBwhK2
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Around 35 people were travelling in the bus. A team of rescue personnel comprising Army, police and local volunteers are at the spot. While one person died, 34 persons were rescued from the wreckage of the vehicle and rushed to the district hospital in Ramban, the officer said.