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India 16 killed, 11 injured as bus falls into Chenab river in J K’s Kishtwar

17:25  14 september  2018
17:25  14 september  2018 Source:   indiatoday.in

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At least 16 people were killed and 11 injured when a minibus skidded off the road and fell into Chenab river in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir today.

  16 killed, 11 injured as bus falls into Chenab river in J K’s Kishtwar © Getty

The minibus with 27 people onboard was on its way from Keshwan to Kishtwar on the Kuriya-Keshwan link road.

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Deputy Commissioner of Police (Kishtwar) Angrez Singh Rana said 11 bodies were recovered from the spot during the rescue operation. Five people succumbed to injuries at a hospital.

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Eleven people who were injured in the accident were airlifted to Government Medical College and Hospital, Jammu.

The district administration has announced an ex-gratia relief of Rs 5 lakh each to the next of kin of the deceased, while Rs 50,000 will be given to each of the injured persons, news agency PTI reported.

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