One killed & 34 ITBP personnel injured as bus falls into gorge - watsupptoday.com
One killed & 34 ITBP personnel injured as bus falls into gorge
Posted 24 Dec 2018 04:55 PM

Agencies
An Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel was killed and 34 others were injured Monday when a bus carrying them skidded off the road and fell into a gorge along the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, police said.

The vehicle was part of a Jammu-bound convoy and the accident occurred near Khuni Nallah in Ramban district around 8.45 am, a police officer said.

He said an ITBP personnel identified as Mohammad Ali was killed while 34 others, including civilian driver and conductor, were rescued in an injured condition and shifted to district hospital Ramban.

He said the ITBP column was deployed in Budgam district of central Kashmir in connection with the recently held panchayat polls and the personnel were returning to their base outside the state when the accident occurred.

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