Srinagar:At least four non locals were killed and several others were injured after a bus turned turtle in Jammu and Kashmir’s Awantipora sub district on Saturday, officials said.
A majority of the bus passengers were labourers who were on their way to Srinagar from Jammu.
Officials said the bus turned turtle this morning along the Jammu Srinagar highway near Barsoo Awantipora resulting in injuries to several passengers.
“The injured were shifted to a medical facility in the vicinity and four of them were declared brought dead on arrival,” a health official in south Kashmir. “Over a dozen were shifted to Srinagar hospitals.”
The official said the condition of the few injured is stated to be critical.
All the four deceased were hailed from Bihar.