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20 killed as bus rolls down into gorge in Kishtwar

Jammu |¬†At least 20 passengers were killed when a minibus rolled down a hilly road and fell into deep gorge in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar district on Monday, a senior police officer said.

The bus, which way on its way to Kishtwar from Keshwan, skidded off the road at Sirgwari and rolled down into the gorge around 7:30 am.

Bodies of 20 passengers have been recovered so far, IGP, Jammu, M K Sinha, told PTI. Earlier, police officials had said that 24 people have been killed in the accident. Rescue operation is going on, he said.

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