Seven dead in Jammu and Kashmir road mishap

September 4th, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS  

Jammu, Sep 4 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 12 others injured when a mini bus in which they were travelling skidded off road and fell into the Chenab river in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir Thursday, the police said.The mini bus was on its way from Kishtwar to Thathri, a town in Doda district about 200 km north-east of Jammu.

The bus had covered 50 km of its 60 km journey to its destination, when it skidded off the road and fell into the river, the police added.

Seven bodies have been recovered. Twelve persons were rescued and have been taken to a hospital in Doda.

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