As many as eight people have lost their lives and several others were injured after a minibus fell into a gorge near Thatri in the Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.
“Eight persons dead, several injured as a minibus travelling from Thathri to Doda fell into a gorge. Rescue operation underway,” said the Doda Additional Superintendent of Police. Meanwhile, Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh said that he has spoken to Vikas Sharma, Deputy Commissioner of Doda regarding the incident.
“The injured have been shifted to Government Medical College (GMC) Doda. Whatever further assistance required will be provided,” said the Union Minister.
Further details awaited.