A female pilgrim died while 21 others injured in a head-on collision between two vehicles in Katra town of Reasi district in Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Thursday.
“A mini bus on Wednesday evening collided head on with a bus near Balani Bridge at Katra.”
The accident took place late last evening around 10.45PM when the bus bearing registration number JK02H1285 on the way from Shiv Khori to Katra hit a stranded auto rickshaw JK02H4285 and a mini bus JK02BM 3971 at Balani Bridge.
As the result of collision, The mini bus fell into a deep gorge resulting injuries to 21 passengers, due to the collision a woman, identified as Sushma Singh Ravat, w/o Narinder Singh Rawat, resident of Bhadarpur, Delhi, died on the spot.
All injured persons were admitted to sub-district hospital of Katra, from where six were referred to Jammu hospital.
The injured were identified as
Narinder Singh, son of K S Rahawant of Gokuk Uttarakhand, Rajiv S/O Hanuman Parsad of Sultanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Anil Kumar S/O Sant Lal of Sultanpur, Ram Krishan, S/O Ram Raj of Durga Park, New Delhi, Poonam, W/O Bhelu of Sultanpur (UP), Bhelu S/o Hanuman Parsad of Sultanpur, Prem Kumar S/O Jeevan Lal of Sultanpur, Rama D/O Sham Lal of Sultanpur, Sharmo Devi W/O Bhola Nath of Sultanpur, Ratnakar Kumar S/O Kamal Kumar of Mumbai, Rajat Kumar S/O Sant Lal of Sultanpur, Rahul S/O Ramesh Kumar of Sultanpur, Arun Kumar S/o Ramesh Kumar, Shubham Kumar S/o Vijay Kumar, Reha Choudhary D/o Bhola Nath, Bhola Nath S/o Puran, Ishan S/O Prem Kumar, Priyanka Kumari D/o Vijay Kumar, Aman Kumar S/O Vijay Kumar and 3-year old Ladla son of Bholu
More details awaited