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Eleven students dead after minibus falls into gorge in J-K's Shopian


Press Trust of India Srinagar
Eleven students, including nine girls, of a computer coaching institute died and seven others were injured Thursday when the minibus they were travelling in fell into a deep gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.
The vehicle, carrying students from the Poonch-based institute, fell into the gorge near Peer Ki Gali on the Mughal road connecting Bafliaz in Poonch to Shopian, a police official said.
He said 11 students, nine of them female, died in the accident while seven others were injured.
The injured have been evacuated from the scene of the accident to Shopian hospital, police said.

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First Published: Jun 27 2019 | 4:45 PM IST

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