The mini-bus was on its way from Ghordi village to Ramnagar town when it went out of the driver's control and plunged into a gorge in the mountainous area.

"The bodies of 14 passengers killed in this accident have been recovered," a police officer said.

"All the seriously injured passengers have been admitted in the army's northern comman hospital in Udhampur town," Deputy Inspector General of Police Surinder Gupta said.

Gupta, District Magistrate Shahid Choudhary and Senior Superintendent of Police Suleiman Salaria have reached the accident spot and are supervising relief and rescue operation.


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