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16 Vaishnodevi pilgrims,5 jawans injured in JK mishap

Sixteen Vaishno Devi pilgrims and five BSF jawans have been injured in two separate road mishaps in J-K.

Written by Agencies | Jammu |
September 15, 2010 12:04:25 pm

Sixteen Vaishno Devi pilgrims and five BSF jawans were injured in two separate road mishaps in Jammu and Ramban districts.

A vehicle carrying Vaishno Devi pilgrims skidded off the road and rolled down into a 100-feet deep gorge at Bahu fort area in the city early Thursday morning,they said.

In the mishap,16 pilgrims,who were returning after paying obeisance at the shrine,were injured,they said. The injured included six women and three children.

In another mishap,a BSF vehicle rolled down into a gorge at Banihal area of Ramban district yesterday in which five BSF jawans were injured,they said,adding that they have been hospitalised.

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