Rajouri: Two students have been hospitalised while eight others had a narrow escape of life after a school bus fell into a roadside gorge at Rani Badetar near Narian in Rajouri district.
The two injured students have been hospitalized in the sub-district hospital Nowshera while others received minor injuries.
Police said that a private school bus JK11B 9668 was on its way to Rani Badetar from Nowshera when the driver lost control of the vehicle and it fell into the roadside drain while the front portion of the school bus also hit a rock.
In the accident, police officials said two students received multiple injuries and were initially rushed to the sub-district hospital Nowshera where they are under treatment.
The other eight injured students had a narrow escape of life and received minor injuries with all of them having been discharged after first aid. Police on the other hand have initiated legal proceedings in the matter at the Chingus police post.
Block Medical Officer Nowshera, Dr. Iqbal Malik said that the injured students hospitalised in the sub-district hospital are Waseem Ahmed (13) resident of Narian Sangpur and Gurjot Singh (11) resident of Narian.