J-K: 5 killed as bus falls into gorge in Doda

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DODA: Five passengers were killed and 50 others injured, some of them seriously, when a bus rolled down into a gorge in Doda district on Sunday.

The bus carrying more than 50 passengers, on its way to Doda, skidded off the road and rolled down into the gorge this afternoon, a senior police official said.

Soon after the accident, rescue teams along with the police rushed to the scene and extricated the bodies.

“While five bodies were recovered from the place of mishap,” the police official said, adding, “50 other injured were hospitalised in Doda.”

“The toll of the death might increase as the rescue operation is still underway,” he said.

1 Adiba Mohd Shaki Roti Pardrana 5
2 Mohinder Singh Gurdari Lal Bidwan 42
3 Mohd Shid Mohd Sabir Dev Zaind 27
4 Privi Raj Bidya Lal Dhara
5 Gh Hussain Mohd Ramzan Zaind n.a.


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