Seven injured as school picnic bus collides with truck along Srinagar-Jammu highway


Seven persons, including at least six students were injured after the picnic bus they were on board collided with a truck in Kadlabal area of Awantipora along the national highway in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday night, officials said.

The bus bearing registration number JK05-3783, boarded by students of Higher Secondary School Gadakhod Sumbal, on way back home from Pahalgam, collided with a truck, resulting into the injuries to seven travelers.

The injured were removed to PHC Awantipora and later referred to a tertiary hospital in Srinagar where they are said to be stable.