Jammu/Oct, 28 : Eighgt persons were on Thursday morning killed and several others injured in a mini bus road accident in Doda district ..
Officials said that a minibus broke into pieces as it rolled down the mountainous slopes into the gorge near Sui Gowari area, leading to on the spot death of eight persons and injuries to several others. Reportedly some of the injured persons have also succumbed either on way to or in GMC Doda, the officials said.
“Learnt about tragic road accident near Doda. Just now spoke to D.C. Doda Vikas Sharma. Injured being shifted to GMC Doda.Whatever further assistance required will be provided. Meanwhile, my sincere condolence to the bereaved families of 8 persons who lost their lives”, tweeted Dr Jitendra Singh the Union Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). The bus was on way to Thathri from Doda when it met with an accident. A police official confirmed that eight persons have died and several others injured. “The toll may increase,” the official added. Emerging story. More details awaited.