J&K: 13 Amarnath pilgrims injured after minibus rammed into parked truck in Udhampur
Jammu, July 12: Around thirteen Amarnath pilgrims injured after the minibus, they were traveling in rammed into a parked truck near Birma Bridge in Udhampur. All the injured have been taken to hospital where the condition of two among the injured are said to be critical.
The mishap occurred when the tempo carrying the pilgrims was heading towards Kashmir. However, the driver has fled the spot.
J&K: Thirteen #Amarnath pilgrims injured after the mini bus they were traveling in rammed into a parked truck near Birma Bridge in Udhampur.— ANI (@ANI) July 12, 2018
SSP Udhampur Rayees Bhat says, "2-3 people are seriously injured but all the 13 people are stable." pic.twitter.com/x5v9AuBlHV
A police officer also confirmed the incident and said that the driver of the tempo fled from the spot soon after the mishap.
Speaking on the incident, Jitendra Singh, Udhampur MP and MoS PMO said,''In constant touch with D.C. Udhampur & administration since morning.All injured Amarnath pilgrims out of danger and admitted to District Hospital. All necessary help being provided. Most of them belong to Jhansi and surrounding parts of U.P.''
Meanwhile, a Police case has been registered and further investigation has been taken up in this regard.