At least 14 passengers were killed and 17 others injured when passenger bus plunged into a gorge at Dalsar area of Ramnagar in Udhampur district of Jammu region Tuesday morning. SSP Udhampur Sulaiman Choudhary told KNS that 14 passengers died and 17 others were injured after the bus they were travelling in plunged into the gorge at Dalsar. “It was an LP bus with 24 capacity and 32 passengers were onboard at the time of accident,” he said. He said the accident occurred around 8:45 am the bus (JK14C-8068) plunged into as the driver failed to negotiate a sharp turn at Dalsar. The bus was on way from Ghodi to Ramnagar tehsil of the district. The injured have been rushed to Udhampur district hospital for treatment and the critical among them were shifted GMC Jammu for specialized treatment.
2015 Kashmir Despatch