Vehicle carrying devotees falls in gorge, 11 including minor killed

Jammu: Almost eleven persons including a minor died on Tueaday after the vehicle they were travelling rolled at Padder road of Kishtwar district of Jammu division of the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

The  accident took place  in noos padyarna area on padder road in dist Kishtwar.

According to sources the bodies of devotees were scattered on the rocky hill.

On Monday five devotees died at Kulligad area of kishtwar when huge boulders and debris suddenly came down from a hillock, trapping a mini-bus and a car plying on the Doda-Kishtwar road.

The vehicles which have met accident were heading for the Paddar valley to join the ongoing Machail yatra.

The 43-day Machail yatra started on July 25 and so far over 1.50 lakh pilgrims have paid obeisance at the goddess Durga shrine.

Further details awaited

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