Six killed, 11 injured in Chenani road mishap

Srinagar, Dec 11: Six persons were killed and 11 injured when a bus carrying a marriage party plunged into a gorge near Chenani in Udhampur district on Sunday night.
The accident took place near Garhian-Dhanas, around 12 kms from Chenani, when the mini-bus carrying a marriage party from Pachot village in Kud. The vehicle was on way to Chenani from Kud when it rolled down into the gorge after its driver lost control.
A police official said, “The ill-fated bus was carrying a marriage party when it slipped off the road and plunged into a gorge at Sarori village in Chenani.” The mishap occurred around 8.35 pm on Sunday, he added.
He said while five members of the marriage party died on the spot, another person succumbed to his injuries on the way to hospital. The other injured have been shifted to a hospital in Udhampur. (PTK)