School students among 4 killed, 35 injured in Udhampur road accident

At least four persons, including school students, died and around 35 were injured after a matador they were travelling on turned turtle near Barmeen area of Udhampur district in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.
School students among 4 killed, 35 injured in Udhampur road accident
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At least four persons, including school students, died and around 35 were injured after a matador they were travelling on turned turtle near Barmeen area of Udhampur district in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. 

Deputy Commissioner Udhampur Neeraj Kumar said: "Four people including minors died and 35 sustained injuries when an Udhampur-Barmeen route matador skidded off the road near Barmeen". 

Kumar, however, said that figures may change as some people have been critically injured. 

Eyewitnesses said that the matador skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge, leading to death of four people and injuries to 35 others.

District administration launched an immediate rescue operation with the help of police and locals.

The injured were shifted to District Hospital Udhampur for treatment.

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