16 pilgrims killed in Jammu

Jammu, July 27 (IANS) At least 16 people were killed and 20 others injured when a truck carrying them rolled down into a gorge in Samba district here past midnight, police said Friday.

The truck carrying Amarnath pilgrims skid off the road and fell into a gorge near Pappad Morh in Samba district, about 75 km from here, late Thursday.
The injured have been shifted to hospital for treatment, a police officer said.