NEW DELHI, June 24 (RIA Novosti) - At least 26 people
were killed and 20 injured when two buses crashed head-on in
India's northernmost state of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday,
IANS news agency reported.
The vehicles collided around 45 km north of the city of
Jammu. The bodies of 26 victims have so far been pulled out
from the wreckage.
"Rash driving by the drivers of the two vehicles is the
reason for the accident," the agency quoted a local traffic
police chief as saying.
At least 20 people other injured, all of whom are in
The News Agency of Kashmir and Press Trust of India
reported, however, that the fatalities were from a single bus
that failed to negotiate a sharp curve and rolled down a cliff.