20 killed in J&K as mini bus plunges into 200-feet deep gorge

Jammu, Oct 6 : 20 people were killed and 16 injured when the driver of an overcrowded mini bus lost control of the vehicle and it plunged into a 200-feet deep gorge on the Jammu-Srinagar highway on Saturday, police said.

Reports from the area said the overloaded mini bus went out of the driver’s control and dropped into a 200-feet deep gorge.

“10 out of the 16 injured passengers have been airlifted for treatment at the Government Medical College hospital in Jammu city,” police said.

A massive rescue operation has been started by the local administration with help from the army and civilians.

(IANS)

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