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One killed, 17 injured as bus overturns

Saturday, 30 August 2014 - 6:43am IST | Place: Chamba (HP) | Agency: PTI

One person was killed and 17 others were injured when a bus carrying pilgrims overturned near Dhraul, a remote tribal area of the district, this evening.

The condition of six of the injured is stated to be critical and they have been rushed to regional hospital in Chamba while others are being treated at Bharmour hospital, said Superintendent of Police, Chamba, D K Chaudhary.

The passengers were returning after paying obeisance at Kugti temple in the tribal area, police said.

The vehicle overturned and rolled down between Bharmour and Kugti in remote tribal area of Chamba.

Gyan (70), a resident of Doda in Jammu and Kashmir, was killed on the spot. 

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