Banihal accident: One more succumbs to injuries, toll 17

The deceased has been identified as Rahul Gupta resident of Bihar.

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Jammu, Publish Date: Jul 18 2017 1:26AM | Updated Date: Jul 18 2017 1:26AM
Banihal accident: One more succumbs to injuries, toll 17File Photo

One more among the persons injured in yesterday’s bus accident near Nachlana, Banihal  succumbed to his injuries taking the toll to 17.  

The deceased has been identified as Rahul Gupta resident of Bihar.

 The Bus carrying 45 Amarnath pilgrims towards Pahalgam,  met with accident  around 2.30 pm Sunday, when it fell into 150 feet deep gorge between Ramban and Banihal area on Jammu- Srinagar   Highway. The bus was part of Amarnath yatra convey which left from Bagwati Nagar base camp for Baltal and Pahalgam. As per police 16 people died yesterday in the accident while 28 were injured.