23 injured in bus accident

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 - 19:37

Srinagar: At least 23 persons were injured
when a passenger bus skid off a slippery road in Ganderbal
district of Kashmir valley on Tuesday, officials said.

The bus, on its way here from Bandipora district, met
with an accident at Safapora, 25 kms from here, the officials
said.

They said five of the injured passengers have been
referred to SKIMS hospital at Soura in critical condition.

Slippery road condition is believed to be the cause of
the accident, the officials said.

The roads across Kashmir valley have turned slippery due
to sub-zero temperatures and heavy snowfall over the weekend.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 - 19:37

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