NEWS
01/07/2019 10:48 AM IST

33 Killed As Bus Falls Into Gorge In Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar

The bus, which way on its way to Kishtwar from Keshwan, skidded off the road at Sirgwari.

Thirty-three passengers were killed when a mini bus rolled down a hilly road and fell into deep gorge in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar district on Monday, a senior police officer said.

The bus, which way on its way to Kishtwar from Keshwan, skidded off the road at Sirgwari and rolled down into the gorge around 7:30 am, PTI reported.

Bodies of 20 passengers have been recovered so far, IGP, Jammu, M K Sinha, told the news agency.

Earlier, police officials had said that 24 people have been killed in the accident.

Rescue operation is underway, he said.