One killed, 26 injured as truck hits minibus

Jammu: One person was killed and 26 were injured, seven of them critically, in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district on Sunday.

“A passenger minibus was hit by a speeding truck on the Jammu-Srinagar highway near Maroog in Ramban district of Jammu region,” officials told IANS in Jammu city.

The minibus plunged into a deep gorge after being hit by the truck.

“Seven critically injured passengers have been airlifted to Government Medical College Hospital in Jammu city,” the official said. (IANS)