Indian-Kashmir bus accident kills 13, injures 7

By
June 16, 2007 14:57

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

A minibus fell off a mountainous highway in the Indian portion of Kashmir on Saturday, killing 13 passengers and critically injuring another seven, police said. The minibus plunged nearly 150 meters into a stream near Magar Kote, a village 165 kilometers south of Srinagar, the capital of India's Jammu-Kashmir state, said Basant Kumar Rath, the superintendent of police. All the seven injured, including the driver, have been hospitalized, said Rath. Fayaz Ahmed, an eyewitness, said the bus was negotiating a curve on the highway when the accident occurred. Road accidents caused by reckless driving, aging vehicles and bad roads are common in India.

Related Content

Antiquities are unwrapped as thousands of priceless antiques from across war-ravaged Syria are gathe
August 19, 2018
India’s looted past and terrorism funding

By MAYA MARGIT/THE MEDIA LINE