15 killed as bus falls into gorge in Jammu and Kashmir

July 23rd, 2008 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS  

Jammu, July 23 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and 30 others injured when the bus in which they were travelling fell into a gorge in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday, police said. The accident took place at around 4.30 a.m. at Sher-Bibi, about 180 km north of Jammu.

Police said the bus was on its way to Srinagar from Jammu when the driver lost control and the bus fell into a deep gorge. Eleven people died on the spot while four others succumbed to their injuries while being brought to a hospital here.

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