10 killed, 42 injured as bus falls into stream in J&K

Last Updated: Saturday, July 30, 2011 - 14:58

Srinagar: At least 10 people were killed and
42 others injured when a bus fell into a stream in south
Kashmir`s Anantnag district on Saturday.

The bus, en route to a tourist resort in Pahalgam from
Bijbehara, skidded off the road and fell into Lidder stream at
Langanbal, 80 km from here, officials said.

Four people died on the spot, while 48 others sustained

The injured were rushed to Anantnag district hospital
where five succumbed to their injuries, the officials said.

Another passenger died during treatment at a different

Among the dead are two children -- aged 10 and 12 years,
a woman and a policeman, the officials said.


First Published: Saturday, July 30, 2011 - 11:59

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