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Bus falls into gorge after terrorist attack in J&K's Reasi, 9 dead: Police

The bus, carrying pilgrims on their way to the Shiv Khori temple, came under attack in Teryath village in Poni area, the officials said citing initial reports.
08:04 PM Jun 09, 2024 IST | GK Web Desk
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Srinagar, June 09: Police on Sunday said that a bus carrying pilgrims fell into a gorge after a terrorist attack in Reasi district, leaving at least nine persons dead and several others injured.

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“Today, a group of terrorist[s] attacked yatri bus coming from Ransoo area of District Reasi. Due to the attack, driver of [the] bus lost control and [the] bus fell into the deep gorge near kanda area of Pouni Reasi,” said a police spokesman.

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Due to the accident, 09 people are feared dead and rest [are] injured, added the spokesman.

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He said a rescue operation was completed at the earliest and injured have been shifted to nearby hospitals.

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Senior officer of police and other forces rushed on the spot and area is been cordoned off. Search operation has been launched.

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