SRINAGAR: Seven people were killed while nine suffered injuries when a vehicle carrying over twenty-one people skidded and fell into a deep gorge on the Gurez-Bandipora road near Tragbal in Jammu and Kashmir.
The tragedy occurred late Friday night, as five people were brought dead and two succumbed to injuries at Bandipora hospital.
The injured nine people are being treated at the hospital.
A manhunt is on for the driver of the bus who is said to be missing.
The vehicle belonged to Border Roads Organisation (BRO).