Jammu, 20May-2014, Peerzada Mansoor: At least 18 people were killed and 34 others injured when a bus, they were travelling in, skidded off the road and plunged into a deep Nallah in mountainous Ramban district of Jammu and
Kashmir this morning.
According to reports a bus carrying 51 passengers skidded off the road and fell into a Nallah near Digdole on Jammu- Srinagar National Highwaynear Ramban. Sources said the vehicle was on way from Jammu to Srinagar. Reports also confirmed that the army personnel posted in the said area are assisting the civil administration in relief and rescue operation. The place where the passenger bus met with the accident is 170 km faraway from winter
capital Jammu. Reports also said most of the passengers in the bus were youth coming to the Valley from Poonch and Rajouri districts for a recruitment rally. Reports also said some of the passengers travelling in the bus belonged to Gujarat.