Jammu and Kashmir: 11 dead as vehicle fell in to Chenab in Kishtwar district

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Eleven people were killed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar district on Tuesday, after a vehicle carrying devotees to the Machail yatra pilgrimage, fell into the Chenab.

While eleven people lost their lives, the only survivor was a five-year-old baby who had been shifted to a hospital.

Jammu and Kashmir DGP SP Vaid confirmed about the incident and said, “Another major accident in Kishtwar, a vehicle carrying Yatries to Machail Mata rolled down in river Chenab 28 kilometers from Kishtwar towards Padder, 5 yrs child lone survivor, about dozen feared dead,” SP Vaid tweeted.

“11 dead bodies recovered from accident spot, injured 5 yr old baby shifted to hospital,” he added.

This was the second accident in the area in the last two days.