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Another tragic incident in J&K: 5 Killed, 15 injured after bus plunges into gorge in Rajouri

After Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir, now a painful accident in Rajouri, 5 died after the bus fell into the ditch. The bus, which was on its way to Jammu from Surankote Poonch, skidded off the road and plunged into the gorge at Deri Ralyot in Manjakote area, officials said.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Jammu: A tragic accident happened in Rajouri, Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday when a bus suddenly went out of control and fell into a deep gorge. Five people were killed when a bus carrying several passengers fell into a deep gorge near Bhimber Gali in the district this morning. Manjakote Tehsildar Javed Chaudhary gave this information. After this accident, there was a stir all around.

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The bus, which was on its way to Jammu from Surankote Poonch, skidded off the road and plunged into the gorge at Deri Ralyot in Manjakote area, they said.

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At least 25 people injured in this accident, who have been admitted to the hospital for treatment. At present, the police is busy in identifying the dead bodies by taking them into custody and the body has been sent for post-mortem. Sources has released some pictures of the bus accident, in which it can be seen how frightening this accident is.

Manoj Sinha, the Lieutenant Governor of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has expressed grief over this loss. In a statement issued by the LG’s office, Manoj Sinha said that I am saddened by the death of people in the painful accident in Rajouri. My thoughts are with the bereaved families in this hour of grief. God heal the injured as soon as possible. The district administration is providing all possible help.

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