Nine dead, 30 injured in road accidents across Jammu region

Jammu, Mar 2 (UNI) As many as nine people died and 30 injured on Saturday in separate road accidents in Jammu region of the state.
Five people died and 30 injured when their bus skidded off the road and fell down into a deep gorge near Chander area of Majalta in Udhampur district late on Friday night, police said
According to the Police, the bus was en-route to Srinagar from Jammu
A rescue operation was launched immediately by teams of revenue, Civil Defence and police
The injured have been shifted to GMC Jammu for treatment, police added.
Meanwhile, in a separate accident, three people died and four injured when a car met with an accident at Dadpeth Mughal Maidan in Kishtwar district.
The deceased were identified as Ghulam Hassan, son of Ghulam Mohammad, resident of Maindhar Dadpeth, Baby, daughter of Ayaz Ahmed, Jaffer Hussain Lone while four injured were rushed to the district hospital for treatment.
Meanwhile, in another accident, one died when two trucks collided head on near Marog Passi on JammuSrinagar National Highway in Ramban district.
The truck coming from Srinagar collided with a tanker on way from Jammu and loaded with oil, police said.
The deceased were identified as Gurdev Singh of Gadi Garh, Jammu, police added.


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