You are here: Home » News-IANS » Religion
Business Standard

11 Amarnath pilgrims killed, 30 injured in accident

IANS  |  Jammu 

Eleven Amarnath pilgrims were killed and 30 others injured on Sunday when a bus carrying them plunged into a gorge near Banihal town in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban district.

Police sources said the bus carrying the pilgrims from Jammu to Srinagar spun out of the driver's control at Nachnala and rolled into the gorge.

"Eleven pilgrims have died," a police officer told IANS. "Rescue operations are on."

Police said the accident occurred at 1.45 p.m.



(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, July 16 2017. 15:02 IST