Jammu and Kashmir: 10 dead as mini bus falls into Chenab river in Kishtwar

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At least ten people died and several others were injured after a mini bus fell in to Chenab river in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday morning.

According to reports, 10 people died and many others were injured in Thakria area of Kishtwar. Thakria is situated around 18 km from the district headquarters and the vehicle was on its way to Kishtwar.

The mini bus was overloaded as nearly 30-35 passengers were travelling in it. The driver lost control and the bus skidded off the road and fell down into Chenab.

Locals, police and rescue teams rushed to the spot, started rescue operation and shifted the injured to a nearby hospital.