11 killed in Kashmir road mishap

November 13th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI  

Doda (J-K), Nov 13 (ANI): At least eleven people were killed and 15 others were injured in a road accident in Doda district on Doda-Kishtwar road in Jammu region on Wednesday.
The accident occurred when a mini bus on its way from Prem Nagar to Doda, skidded off the road and fell into Chinab river in Karada area.
Eyewitnesses said that the overloaded mini-bus plunged into a 150-feet deep gorge and landed in the river waters after hitting several rocks in the gorge.
Rescue teams were immediately pressed into action to pull the passengers out of the river water.
All the injured have been admitted to Doda district hospital.
The condition of seven is reported to be serious. (ANI)

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