8 Vaishnodevi pilgrims injured in road mishap

Eight pilgrims returning from Vaishnodevi shrine were injured Monday in a collision between two buses today in Katra area of Reasi district.

Last Updated: Aug 12, 2013, 20:20 PM IST

Katra: Eight pilgrims returning from Vaishnodevi shrine were injured Monday in a collision between two buses today in Katra area of Reasi district.

The mishap occurred when the bus they were travelling in collided with another bus coming from the opposite direction, police said.
The vehicle was carrying the pilgrims back to Jammu, they said.

The injured were admitted to a hospital at Katra, the base camp for the pilgrimage to the holy shrine of Vaishnodevi.
Passengers with serious injuries were admitted to the Government Medical College Hospital in Jammu.

PTI