Highlights

  • 7 security personnel dead in bus mishap
  • ITBP jawans, cop dead in Pahalgam mishap
  • 32 forces personnel injured in the mishap

Latest news

Caribbean Premier League: Brandon King stars as Jamaica Tallawahs clinch 3rd CPL title

Caribbean Premier League: Brandon King stars as Jamaica Tallawahs clinch 3rd CPL title

Guinea lose 2025 Africa Cup of Nations hosting rights

Guinea lose 2025 Africa Cup of Nations hosting rights

Arsenal thump Tottenham in North London derby, stay top of Premier League

Arsenal thump Tottenham in North London derby, stay top of Premier League

IND vs SA 2nd T20 preview: India vs South Africa playing XI prediction, streaming details & match timings

IND vs SA 2nd T20 preview: India vs South Africa playing XI prediction, streaming details & match timings

Congress presidential polls: KN Tripathi's nomination junked; Tharoor, Kharge in final race

Congress presidential polls: KN Tripathi's nomination junked; Tharoor, Kharge in final race

Pahalgam accident: bus falls into gorge, seven security personnel dead

Condition of six of the injured personnel is stated to be critical, the official said, adding they are being airlifted to Srinagar for specialised treatment.

Six ITBP personnel and a policeman died while 32 others -- who were returning from Amarnath Yatra duty -- sustained injuries on Tuesday when a bus fell in deep gorge in Pahalgam area of Jammu and Kashmir, an official said.

A police bus carrying 37 Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel and two policemen fell into the gorge between Chandanwari and Pahalgam, a police official said.

He said while two ITBP personnel died on the spot, five others succumbed to injuries later.

Condition of six of the injured personnel is stated to be critical, the official said, adding they are being airlifted to Srinagar for specialised treatment.

The 37 ITBP personnel and two from the JKP were being de-inducted from the Amarnath Yatra duty that concluded on August 11, a senior officer said.

Also watch: One Kashmiri Pandit dead, another injured in terrorist firing in J&K's Chotipora area

An ITBP spokesperson said in Delhi that, "A bus carrying 39 personnel fell down into a roadside river bed after its brakes reportedly failed. The troops were on their way from Chandanwari to Pahalgam. Casualties are feared and more details are awaited." A Border Security Force (BSF) helicopter has been pressed to airlift the casualties, officials said.

Up Next

Pahalgam accident: bus falls into gorge, seven security personnel dead

Pahalgam accident: bus falls into gorge, seven security personnel dead

Congress presidential polls: KN Tripathi's nomination junked; Tharoor, Kharge in final race

Congress presidential polls: KN Tripathi's nomination junked; Tharoor, Kharge in final race

10-year-old boy allegedly sodomised by cousin, friends dies in hospital

10-year-old boy allegedly sodomised by cousin, friends dies in hospital

Mumbai: Bike-borne miscreants open fire at group in Kandivali, 1 dead

Mumbai: Bike-borne miscreants open fire at group in Kandivali, 1 dead

5G services rolled out in India; these cities to get high speed internet services from today

5G services rolled out in India; these cities to get high speed internet services from today

Auto driver who dined with Kejriwal says he's big fan of PM Modi

Auto driver who dined with Kejriwal says he's big fan of PM Modi

More videos

Jubilee Hills gangrape case: 4 accused minors to be tried as adults

Jubilee Hills gangrape case: 4 accused minors to be tried as adults

Explained: Delhi govt's action plan to curb winter pollution woes

Explained: Delhi govt's action plan to curb winter pollution woes

Lumpy skin disease has killed nearly 1,00,000 cows and buffalos in India

Lumpy skin disease has killed nearly 1,00,000 cows and buffalos in India

Watch: PM Modi's convoy stops to give way to ambulance

Watch: PM Modi's convoy stops to give way to ambulance

SC collegiums recommends transfer of CJs of Orissa, J-K HCs

SC collegiums recommends transfer of CJs of Orissa, J-K HCs

Dussehra 2022: Know about some unique celebrations in India; World Famous Bastar among others

Dussehra 2022: Know about some unique celebrations in India; World Famous Bastar among others

The wait is over! PM Modi to launch 5G services in India on Oct 1

The wait is over! PM Modi to launch 5G services in India on Oct 1

NIA court acquits staffer of Zakir Naik's IRF accused of getting youth to join ISIS

NIA court acquits staffer of Zakir Naik's IRF accused of getting youth to join ISIS

Shrikant Tyagi case: Noida authority demolishes multiple encroachments in Grand Omaxe society

Shrikant Tyagi case: Noida authority demolishes multiple encroachments in Grand Omaxe society

Early Diwali for labourers in MP's Panna after 15 diamonds weighing 35.86 carats mined in 2 days

Early Diwali for labourers in MP's Panna after 15 diamonds weighing 35.86 carats mined in 2 days

Editorji Technologies Pvt. Ltd. © 2022 All Rights Reserved.