17 die as bus falls into gorge in Indian Kashmir

SRINAGAR - Police say a private bus has plunged off a mountain road into a deep gorge in the Indian portion of Kashmir, killing 17 people and injuring 30 others.


Police officer Rajesh Kumar says the injured were hospitalized early Tuesday, some with serious injuries. The bus was traveling overnight from Jammu to Srinagar.


The cause of the accident was not immediately known. (AP)