Many feared dead in bus accident in Poonch

M S Nazki
Poonch: Many people are feared dead after a bus met with an accident in mountainous Poonch district on Saturday.

Official sources told GNS that the bus (JK02W-0445) was on its way from Loran to Poonch when it met with an accident near Kalarpella in the district.

Several person are feared dead and initial reports suggest twenty three of them were killed on the spot but Station House Officer Anil Kumar told GNS that confirmation about the casualties would be confirmed only after doctors corroborate the details.

“Presently we have launched massive rescue operation and all the injured are being shifted to hospitals,” the official added. SSP Poonch and top officials from district administration have reached the spot and are overusing the rescue operation. (GNS)

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