20 die, 16 injured in Ramban accident

20 die, 16 injured in Ramban accident
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Srinagar,  Oct 6: Twenty people were killed and 16 injured on Saturday when a minibus fell into a deep gorge on the Jammu-Srinagar highway in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir, an official said.

He said the minibus was going to Ramban from Banihal when the driver lost control over it near Kela Morh near Maroof and the vehicle rolled down the 200-ft-deep gorge.

The official said that the deceased include four females. Among the injured, six were being treated at district hospital Ramban while eleven others were airlifted to Jammu for specialized treatment.