The accident took place in Ramban along the highway. The bus was part of the official Amarnath Yatra convoy. Last week, seven Amarnath pilgrims were killed in a terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag. One more passenger died today. The annual pilgrimage to Anantnag – amid tight security – is scheduled to conclude on the August 7. This year, the authorities have decided to allow 7,500 pilgrims to visit each day.
16 Amarnath pilgrims killed after bus falls into gorge on Kashmir highway