New Delhi: At least seven people were killed and nine others were injured when a vehicle carrying twenty-one passenger swerved and fell into a steep gorge on the Gurez-Bandipora road in Jammu and Kashmir.

On Friday night, the vehicle which was going through the Valley accidentally swerved into the gorge. Five people were brought dead to the hospital while two others who were admitted succumbed to their injuries.

All of the others who were injured in the accident are being treated at the hospital currently. The driver of the bus is absconding.