Jammu: At least ten passengers died and several others went missing in a road accident in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday.
Reports said that a minibus (registration number JK17 0662) skidded off the road and rolled down into Chenab river at Thakrie in Kishtwar district around 9:55 am.
An official said that eight bodies have been recovered so far during the search operation launched by the Jammu and Kashmir Police along with the locals.
He said twenty-five people were on board when the mishap took place.
“1 dead, 7 injured after a matador van rolls down deep gorge in Thakrai area of Kishtwar. Rescue operation underway,” DC Kishtwar Angrez Singh Rana.