j&k: One dead, 11 injured in J&K tunnel accident | India News

JAMMU: One person died while 11 others were injured after a bus carrying travellers from Uttar Pradesh met with an accident in J&K’s Banihal-Qazigund tunnel, also known as Navayuga Tunnel, on Tuesday.
“Around 4.30pm, the bus coming from Katra towards Srinagar overturned inside the Navayuga Tunnel after its driver lost control over the vehicle due to speeding,” said a police source.
“The driver, identified as Tariq Ahmed (18) of J&K’s Nagrota, died on the spot while 11 tourists — all from Defence Colony area in UP’s Bareilly — were injured, three of them critically,” said the source.
“The wounded were shifted to Banihal sub-district hospital for treatment, while the critically-injured trio was later referred to the Government Medical College and Hospital in Anantnag for specialized treatment,” added the source.


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