Amarnath bus accident: death toll rises to 16, injured being airlifted

The death toll in Amarnath bus accident has risen to 16, while the injured are being airlifted.

Earlier today, a bus with registration No. JK02Y-0594, carrying Amarnath pilgrims met with an accident on Jammu -Srinagar highway when it rolled down into a gorge near Army Camp, Nachilana Banihal.

At least 16 people have died and over 35 others were  injured.

A rescue team has been rushed to the spot and the injured are being shifted to the local hospital.

Reportedly, the incident happened when the bus was travelling through Ramban district.

More details awaited.

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