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Bus falls into gorge in Doda; conductor killed
jkupdate.com | 13-Oct-2018 05:57 AM
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  • The deceased, Ishtiaq Ahmad, was reversing the minibus in the absence of its driver when it skidded off the road and fell into the gorge at Malwana, SSP Shabir Ahmed Malik said.




DODA: A conductor of a bus was killed and another person was injured when the vehicle fell into a 150-ft-deep gorge in Doda district on Saturday, police said.

The deceased, Ishtiaq Ahmad, was reversing the minibus in the absence of its driver when it skidded off the road and fell into the gorge at Malwana, SSP Shabir Ahmed Malik said.

Nazir Ahmad was sitting inside the bus when the accident took place and received injuries, he added.

After getting information, a police party immediately rushed to the spot and along with the help of the locals, shifted both the injured occupants to district hospital Doda, Malik said, adding that the doctors declared Ishtiaq brought dead.

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