3 passengers succumb to injuries, Poonch accident toll swells to 14

Jammu: Three passengers succumbed to their injuries during a treatment, thus taking the toll of Poonch road accident to 14 on Saturday.
Earlier, 11 passengers were killed and many injured, when their bus skidded off the road and plunged into a deep gorge in tehsil Mandi of Poonch district.
“Eleven passengers had died earlier and several others were injured when a bus this morning met with an accident in Tehsil Mandi and fell into a deep gorge,” police sources here said.
They said that the bus was on way from Loran to Poonch, when it met with an accident near Plera in Mandi.
“The bus was overloaded,” they said, adding three more passengers succumbed to injuries and the toll rose to 14, while 13 were injured.

SOURCE: UNI

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