At least 35 killed in a bus accident in India

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10 of the injured were airlifted in two helicopters to Jammu city for specialized treatment. The bus plunged off the Himalayan mountain road and rolled down into a 150-meter (500-foot) -deep gorge. The bus hit the rocks and was torn into several pieces. It is noy yet known whether it was a mechanical failure or the driver’s negligence. “The accident in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar is heart-wrenching. We mourn all those who lost their lives and express condolences to the bereaved families. May the injured recover at the earliest, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said via Twitter.”

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India has the world’s deadliest roads, with about 150,000 killed and 470,000 injured annually. Just on Thursday, a minibus carrying students to a picnic crashed into a gorge along another Himalayan road in Kashmir, killing at least 11 and injuring seven others.

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