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12 Yatris killed in Kishtwar road mishap

Srinagar, August 21, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, a vehicle carrying Machail Yatra pilgrims fell into a deep gorge in the Dool area in Kishtwar district. At least 12 Machail Yatra pilgrims lost their lives in the road accident took. “Another major accident in Kishtwar, a vehicle carrying Yatries to Machail Mata rolled down in river Chenab 28 kilometres from Kishtwar towards Padder, 5 years child lone survivor, about dozen feared dead,” Police chief SP Vaid tweeted. “11 dead bodies recovered from accident spot, injured 5 years old baby shifted to hospital,” he added.

This was the second accident in the area in less than 24 hours. On Monday, seven people, including a policeman, were killed and 12 others injured after landslide hit a passenger vehicle on Doda-Kishtwar highway.

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