J&K: Bus falls into gorge after brake fail, 7 police personnel killed
The injured have been airlifted to the Army Hospital in Srinagar for treatment
At least seven police personnel were killed and several others injured on Tuesday as the bus they were travelling in fell into a gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Pahalgam area, after its brakes reportedly failed, said the police.
The injured have been airlifted to the Army Hospital in Srinagar for treatment, the police added. Of those killed, five belonged to the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and one to the Jammu and Kashmir Police. At least six personnel are reported to be in critical condition.
The private bus, en route from Chandanwari to Pahalgam, was carrying 37 personnel of the ITBP and two of the J&K Police, who were returning from Amarnath Yatra duty.