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Four dead as mini bus carrying wedding party rolled down in deep gorge in Jammu

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Jammu, July 3 (HS) . At least four people died and 17 others sustained injuries as a minibus carrying a wedding party rolled down in deep gorge on Garhi Narlu road in Thakrakot, under the jurisdiction of Arnas police station in ​​Reasi district of Jammu on late Thursday evening.
The overloaded minibus was headed to Pouni when it skidded off the road while negotiating a sharp curve at Jmate Ali and slipped into deep gorge , resulting into on the spot death of three persons while another succumbed to injuries at District Hospital Reasi.
Police shifted the njured persons to Primary Health Center Arnas where 13 of them were referred to District Hospital Reasi, while three of them were further referred to Government Medical College Hospital Jammu in view of their serious condition.
The 13-seater minibus was carrying 21 persons, overloading was the apparent cause of the vehicle going out of control resulting into the mishap.