One killed, 19 injured after bus plunges into gorge in Poonch

Jammu, May 4: One passenger was killed and nineteen others injured, several of them critically, in a road accident in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.

An official said that a passenger bus heading towards Mandi from Poonch plunged into a 20-ft gorge near Dingla, resulting into injuries to twenty passengers.

He said the injured were shifted to District Hospital Poonch for treatment.

One of the injured, identified as Karam Suri of Poonch, succumbed, said the official, adding that the critically injured were being airlifted to Jammu for specialised treatment.

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