Anantnag: Fourteen students were injured on Monday, six of them seriously, after their school bus turned turtle near Nunwan, here in Pahalgam area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
The bus belonged to the Army Goodwill School of Pahalgam and was ferrying the students of the school back home.
The seriously injured students, six in total, were shifted to Anantnag district hospital, for specialized treatment, after receiving first aid at the Sub-District Hospital Pahalgam.
“Six students at the hospital in Anantnag and the rest at SDH Pahalgam have been treated. All of them are stable and recovering well,” Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Anantnag, Dr Fazil Kochak, told Kashmir Reader.
The mishap took place Monday at about 4:15 PM in Nunwan area of Pahalgam.
“The school bus was coming back from the school, located in Lidroo area. It was taking the students back to Pahalgam town when the driver lost control over and the vehicle skidded down the road,” a senior police official said.
The students were rescued by the locals first, before the police team arrived and the students were then rushed to the nearby Sub-District hospital.