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9 Killed in Minibus Accident in Jammu Poonch District

15 September 2022 00:13

At least nine people were reportedly killed and twenty seven others were injured after a minibus tumbled down into a deep gorge in Indian-controlled kashmir on Wednesday. Speaking to the press trust of India, authorities said over 36 passengers were on board the bus when the accident took place near Sawjian a village in Jammu's Poonch District.
 
Rescue efforts by the army, police and local villagers are still underway. Meanwhile, lieutenant governor manoj sinha announced in a tweet, compensation of five hundred thousand rupees or about six thousand three hundred US dollar to victims' families.