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Bus Falls Into Gorge In Jammu-Kashmir, Two ITBP Personnel Killed

Two ITBP personnel died while 37 others, who were returning from Amarnath yatra duty, were injured on Tuesday when a bus fell into a deep gorge in the Pahalgam area of Jammu and Kashmir, an official said. 

Amarnath Yatra concludes in Kashmir.(File photo)
Amarnath Yatra concludes in Kashmir.(File photo) PTI

Two ITBP personnel died while 37 others, who were returning from Amarnath yatra duty, were injured on Tuesday when a bus fell into a deep gorge in the Pahalgam area of Jammu and Kashmir, an official said. 

The police bus carrying 37 ITBP personnel and two policemen fell into a deep gorge between Chandanwari and Pahalgam, a police official said.

He said while two ITBP personnel died on the spot, 10 others sustained grievous injuries. Twenty-five ITBP personnel and two policemen were also injured in the accident.

The bus was on its way from Chandanwari to the police control room here.

(Inputs from PTI)

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