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Toll rises to 5 in bus accident in Udhampur

Toll in the Udhampur bus accident has risen to five, with three more persons succumbing to injuries in hospital, officials said here Wednesday.



Jammu: Toll in the Udhampur bus accident has risen to five, with three more persons succumbing to injuries in hospital, officials said here Wednesday.

Two persons were killed and 44 others were injured when a passenger bus skidded off the road while negotiating a bend and fell into a deep gorge in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir yesterday.

Twelve seriously injured were shifted to district hospital at Udhampur, where Bishan Dass, Som Raj and a child, Aryan, succumbed to injuries last evening, taking the toll to
five, they said.
Presently, 32 injured were undergoing treatment at Manager, 5 at Udhampur and 4 at Government Medical College hospital here, officials said.

In another incident this morning, 30 persons were injured, seven of them seriously, when a passenger bus skidded off the road and rolled into a nearby field in Mandi area, about 267 mks from here, in Pinch district, police said.

PTI

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