J&K: Five jawans, 16 Vaishnodevi pilgrims injured in mishaps

Sixteen Vaishno Devi pilgrims and five BSF jawans were injured in two separate road mishaps in Jammu and Ramban districts, police said Thursday.

Jammu: Sixteen Vaishno Devi pilgrims and five BSF jawans were injured in two separate road mishaps in Jammu and Ramban districts, police said here.
A vehicle carrying Vaishno Devi pilgrims skidded off the road and rolled down into a 100-feet deep gorge at Bahu fort area in the city early this morning, they said.

In the mishap, 16 pilgrims, who were returning after aying obeisance at the shrine, were injured, they said.
The injured included six women and three children. In another mishap, a BSF vehicle rolled down into a gorge at Banihal area of Ramban district yesterday in which five BSF jawans were injured, they said, adding that they have been hospitalised.

PTI

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