Bus accident kills 7 security personnel in J&Ktext_fields
Srinagar: A bus accident in Jammu and Kashmir's Pahalgam area killed seven security troops while 32 others got injured on Tuesday.
According to police, the deceased includes six ITBP personnel and a local police officer. The ITBP bus was carrying the security personnel when it rolled down into the river bed in the Chandanwari area of Pahalgam tehsil in the Anantnag district.
Police said, "Six ITBP personnel and one local policeman were killed when an ITBP bus carrying security personnel back after their Amarnath Yatra duties dropped into a river bed in Chandanwari area."
"BSF helicopter was deployed during the relief and rescue operation to airlift the injured security personnel to Srinagar.
"The bus was carrying 37 ITBP personnel and two local policemen," police added.