11 injured as bus falls into gorge in Doda

BHADERWAH: At least 11 people were injured on Sunday when a passenger bus skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Doda district, police said.

The bus was on its way from Bhaderwah to Jammu when its driver lost control due to slippery conditions near Ganpat bridge. The bus rolled down 200 feet before stopping abruptly, a police official said.

He said the bus driver and 10 passengers were injured in the incident.

“They were lucky to survive the accident as the bus got stuck 50 feet ahead of the fast-flowing Chenab river,” the official said. (AGENCIES)