Nine Vaishnodevi pilgrims injured as bus falls into gorge

Jammu: Nine pilgrims heading to the Vaishno Devi hill shrine were injured when a bus carrying them fell into a gorge in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Saturday.

The bus skidded off the road and rolled down into a gorge at Mori in Katra belt at around 2330 hours yesterday, they said.

Nine pilgrims, on way to holy shrine Vaishno Devi, were injured, police said adding they were hospitalised.