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10 Killed as Amritsar-Katra Bus Falls in Deep Gorge in Jammu

The bus was going from Amritsar to Katra. (Photo: Screen grab from ANI video)

Jammu district collector said the bus was going from Amritsar to Katra when it fell into a deep gorge

At least 10 people have lost their lives after the bus they were travelling in fell into a deep gorge in Jammu, officials said on Tuesday.

Jammu district collector said the bus was going from Amritsar to Katra when it fell into a deep gorge.

The injured have been shifted to hospital, Jammu DC said. More details are awaited.

In another such incident on Monday, 10 people, including two children, died on the spot and three persons were injured after a car was crushed in a head-on collision with a private bus in T Narasipura taluk of Karnataka’s Mysuru, police said.

The incident took place near Kuruburu village on Kollegala-T Narasipura main road. According to the police, the car was completely crushed due to the impact of the accident in what seems to be a head-on collision between the two vehicles. The injured were rushed to hospital.

The deceased, said to be from Sanganakallu in Ballari district, were returning from BR Hills in an Innova car they had hired when the incident took place, a police officer said, adding that they had their train ticket reserved from Mysuru back to Ballari in the evening.

The private bus was said to be on its way towards Kollegala.

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