Tragedy hits Telangana tourists in J&K; Govt seeks help

HYDERABAD: The Telangana Government today urged the Jammu and Kashmir administration to help a group of tourists from the State who met with an accident while travelling in a bus in Anantnag district.

            One person was killed and 15 others were injured, three of them seriously, when a cylinder exploded in the bus. The group comprised 47 people, including the bus driver and cleaner, a Telangana Government release said here.

            Telangana Chief Secretary S P Singh has written a letter to his J-K counterpart on the matter, it said.

            The Jammu and Kashmir administration has been requested to help in airlifting the body of the deceased person and in providing medical care to the injured. The administration has also been requested to facilitate return journey of the group to New Delhi, the release added. (AGENCIES)

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