20 feared dead as bus falls into gorge in Poonch

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A scene from the accident spot in Poonch. Photograph: Intenet

At least 20 people died and 19 others were injured in a road accident in Mandi tehsil of Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.

As per reports  a passenger bus (registration number JK02W0445) heading towards Poonch from Loran skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge at Plera.

Resulting in death to  at least 20 persons travelling on the bus and injuries to several others.

The injured, according to reports, were shifted to sub-district hospital Mandi for treatment.

Further details are awaited

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