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16 Amarnath Pilgrims Killed, 20 Injured In Accident As Bus Falls Into Gorge

Jmmu: At least 16 pilgrims on their way to the Amarnath shrine were killed and 20 others injured on Sunday when a bus carrying them plunged into a gorge near Banihal town in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district.
The police sources said that the bus carrying the pilgrims from Jammu to the hill shrine spun out of the driver’s control at Nachnala and rolled into the gorge.
“Sixteen pilgrims have died,” a police officer said. “Rescue operations are on.” Police said the accident occurred around 1.45pm. The seriously injured pilgrims were flown by Army helicopters to the Government Medical College and Hospital in Jammu.
Whether any Telugus were among those killed is yet to be ascertained. The details of the victims will be updated here. Please check back in some tim

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