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One dead, 56 injured in bus accident in J-K's Rajouri

ANI | Updated: Mar 28, 2022 19:00 IST


Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], March 28 (ANI): As many as 56 people were injured while one person succumbed to injuries in a bus accident that occurred en route to Nowshera in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, said Additional Deputy Commissioner on Monday.
The bus was on the Rajouri-Nowshera route when the accident occurred.
"A minibus went off the road in a turn when it was en route to Nowshera. 56 injured were brought here out of which one died. He died during the treatment. We have shifted four critically injured people to GMC hospital, Jammu. The injured are being treated here," Sukhdev Singh, ADC Nowshera told ANI.

He further informed that the critically injured patients will be shifted to Jammu.
"As soon as we got the information, the medical team was alerted. We will give them the best treatment here. The critical ones will be referred to Jammu," he said.
The Indian Army took part in the rescue operation.
"On receipt of information regarding the mishap, the Indian Army, Rashtriya Rifles immediately progressed the rescue to saving precious lives. Regardless of personal safety, soldiers of Rashtriya Rifles negotiated the steep slopes and retrieved the gravely injured passengers. The injured were further evacuated by troops in military vehicles to SDH Naushera for the administration of first aid and further treatment," said an official statement by Army.
Further details are awaited. (ANI)

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