Another Amarnath tragedy: At least 16 pilgrims killed in bus accident, PM Modi expresses grief
At least 16 Amarnath pilgrims were killed and around 30 injured when a bus skidded off the Jammu-Srinagar national highway and rolled down into a deep nullah in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, officials said.
The bus carrying the pilgrims skidded off the road, turned turtle and rolled down into the nullah at Nachlana belt of Ramban late this afternoon, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Ramban, Mohan Lal said.
Sixteen persons were killed and 30 to 35 were injured, many of them critical, in the accident, the SSP said.
PM Modi also expressed his grief over the incident.