21 passengers killed, 40 injured after bus falls into gorge

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A bus carrying pilgrims to the Shiv Khori temple in Jammu’s Akhnoor fell into a gorge.

A bus carrying 50 passengers, most of them pilgrims from (*21*) Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Haryana, fell into a gorge in Jammu’s Akhnoor. The accident occurred on Thursday, May 30, leading to 21 deaths and 40 accidents. The passengers had been headed to the well-known Shiv Khori temple in Raesi district.

The accident occurred when the bus skidded off the Jammu-Poonch freeway and plunged into the gorge. Officials have indicated that the loss of life toll may rise as a few of the injured passengers are in crucial situation.

Local residents had been the primary to answer the accident, and the native administration quickly took over the rescue operations. The Indian Army additionally mobilized fast response medical groups to help the civil administration.

The incident passed off round 12:35 PM, involving a bus with the registration quantity UP81CT-4058, which was transporting devotees from Kurukshetra, Haryana, to Shivkhori, Pouni. The injured had been transported to SDH Akhnoor and GMC Jammu, with seven admitted to SDH Akhnoor and 40 to GMC Jammu. Rescue operations are nonetheless ongoing. Further particulars are awaited.


Nilesh Desai
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