Bus accident kills six Indian policemen in Kashmir
A bus carrying personnel from India's high-altitude border police rolled off a mountainous road and fell into a gorge in Kashmir on Tuesday, killing at least six officers, police said.
In a road #accident near Chandanwari Pahalgam in #Anantnag district, 6 ITBP personnel got #martyred while as several others got injured, who are being #airlifted to Army hospital, Srinagar for treatment. Further details shall follow.@JmuKmrPolice— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) August 16, 2022
A police officer told Reuters that 35 people survived the crash but some were badly injured.
The bus was carrying members of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force, a federal force specialising in high-altitude operations, mainly on the Indo-China border.
Pictures from the site showed mangled remains of the bus by a fast-flowing river.