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  India   All India  01 Jul 2019  At least 33 dead, 22 injured after bus falls into gorge in J&K's Kishtwar

At least 33 dead, 22 injured after bus falls into gorge in J&K's Kishtwar

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Jul 1, 2019, 9:52 am IST
Updated : Jul 1, 2019, 1:05 pm IST

The accident took place around 7.50 am in Keshwan area of the hilly district.

The bus was on its way from Keshwan to Kishtwar when the incident took place, news agency ANI reported. (Photo: ANI | Twitter)
 The bus was on its way from Keshwan to Kishtwar when the incident took place, news agency ANI reported. (Photo: ANI | Twitter)

Jammu: At least 35 people have been killed after a bus fell into a gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district early on Monday morning. The bus was on its way from Keshwan to Kishtwar when the incident took place, news agency ANI reported.

Seventeen people have been injured in the attack, Deputy Commissioner of Kishtwar, Angrez Singh Rana was quoted as saying by ANI.

Kishtwar is around 230 Kms from Jammu.

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The accident took place around 7.50 am in Keshwan area of the hilly district.

Satya Pal Malik, Jammu & Kashmir Governor  announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each to the next of the kin of the deceased and directed the administration to provide best medical treatment to the injured.

Tags: jammu and kashmir, road accident
Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir