Jammu: At least ten yatris (pilgrims) were killed and several others critically injured after a bus fell into a gorge after an alleged militant attack in the Reasi district of the Jammu region on Sunday.

Srinagar based news agency GNS quoted official sources as saying that the suspected militants targeted the bus on-way to Shiv Khori temple near Chandi Morh following which the driver of the vehicle lost control over the bus and it fell into the gorge.

Ten people have died so far and several others are injured. “Death toll is likely to rise,” they added. 

“Further details will be shared soon,” the officials said. Also empty cartridges have been found, they said. Also, reinforcements from police, army and paramilitary forces rushed to the spot, they said.

Further details are awaited.