12 school kids feared dead in Rajouri mishap in J-K

12 school kids feared dead in Rajouri mishap in J-K

12 school kids feared dead in Rajouri mishap in J-K

At least 40 school children were feared dead when a bus they were travelling in fell into a deep gorge in Rajouri district of Jammu region on Thursday, the state police said.

J&K: Bus carrying students of a private school from Rajouri's Manjakote falls into a gorge near Poonch's Mughal Road.

The students were returning from a picnic. "All schoolchildren are safe", Poonch additional superintendent of police Masroor Mir told IANS.

Anxious parents, their relatives and other local people from Manjakote rushed to the accident site via Dehra Ki Gali (DKG).

Thousands of people living in villages along the Mughal road too came on the road to get details about the accident.

"The school bus of Gareeb Nawaz Academy which was reported falsely by media of having met an accident has reached safe". The school bus was plying from Manjagot in Rajouri to Peer Kee Gali.

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