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Jammu: Bus falls in Chenab river, 30 feared dead

Written by: Staff

Jammu, April 7: More than 30 people were feared dead when a bus rolled down into Chenab river at Sheshu near Padder in Doda district of Jammu region this morning.

According to police, the private video coach bus was on its way to Jammu when the incident happened.

Senior officers have rushed to the spot with medical and rescue operation teams.

Further details are awaited.

Confirming the accident, Doda's Deputy Commissioner Gulzar Ahmed Qureshi told UNI that besides one body recovered so far, four other seriously injured passengers were rescued. They have been admitted in civil hospitals in Kishtwar and Doda.

Mr Qureshi said that teams of doctors and para medical staff and rescue personnel, by a Sub Divisional Magistrate, have rushed to the spot.


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