16 Killed in Amarnath Yathra Bus Accident

Last Monday, Indians had to hear the painful news of Terrorist Attack on Amarnath Yathra pilgrims, where eight were killed and dozens injured. One day before the next Monday comes, a second tragedy has struck the Amarnath Yathra pilgrims in the form of a deadly bus accident.

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As per reports, at least 16 pilgrims were killed and more than 30 injured when a bus carrying pilgrims fell into a deep gorge off the Jammu-Srinagar national highway in Ramban district of J&K on Sunday. The injured have been airlifted for treatment to Jammu.

The police said that about 40-42 pilgrims were travelling in the bus. Reportedly, it skidded off the road and rolled down the gorge, causing the deadly tragedy. This is the second tragedy in Amarnath this week.