At least 25 people were killed and seven injured after a mini bus fell into a gorge in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar district early this morning. Around 45 people were travelling in the bus, which was on its way from Keshwan to Kishtwar, when it veered off the road and fell into the gorge.
The bus skidded off the road at Sirgwari and rolled down into the gorge around 7:30 am, news agency PTI reported.
Bodies of 20 passengers have been recovered so far, IGP, Jammu, M K Sinha, told PTI.
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah was among the first to condole the deaths.