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2 dead, 35 injured in Kashmir Bus accident

May 16, 2012

An Indian police man stands next to a damaged bus near the Daadompora village of Chadoora, in the Badgam district, some 32 kilomters south of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 16 May, 2012. At least two persons were killed and 37 others injured when the bus skidded off the road and fell into a gorge. Deadly road accidents in Indian Kashmir are often caused by overloading the vehicles, the bad condition of roads and reckless driving. Official sources in a recent statistics report said that at least 1,120 people were killed and 10,108 injured in 6,644 road accidents across Indian Kashmir in the year 2011.

Credit: EPA

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