10 killed after bus falls into deep gorge on Jammu-Srinagar highway

Jammu In a tragic incident, at least ten people were killed after a bus going from Amritsar to Katra fell into a deep gorge in Jajjar Kotli area on Tuesday morning. As per Jammu Deputy Commissioner (DC), most of the deceased were residents of Bihar.


He said at least four critically injured people have been shifted to the Government Medical College and Hospital, while 12 others are being treated at the local PHC in Jammu.

“The accident took place at Jhajjar Kotli bridge. Ten people have died. Rescue operation is almost compete,” Jammu Senior Superintendent of Police Chandan Kohli told the media. He further said that the reason behind the accident is being investigated. Local residents, CRPF and police personnel rushed to the spot and launched the rescue operation.