Seven killed, 27 injured in J&K road mishap

Seven people, including five children, were on Sunday killed and 27 others injured when a passenger bus rolled down into a deep gorge on Jammu-Srinagar national highway here, police said.

Last Updated: Oct 23, 2011, 15:02 PM IST

Jammu: Seven people, including five
children, were on Sunday killed and 27 others injured when a
passenger bus rolled down into a deep gorge on Jammu-Srinagar
national highway here, police said.

"A passenger bus, on its way to Jammu from Kashmir
valley, skidded off the road and rolled down into the deep
gorge at Nandi-capt Morh area, 40 km from here," Nagrota
Police Station SHO Yash Pal said.

Five children and two women died on the spot, while the
27 injured were rushed to government medical college hospital
where seven of them were in critical condition, he said.

PTI