ASI dies, toll in Pahalgam accident is 8

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An Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) who was critically injured in a bus accident in Jammu and Kashmir succumbed to his injuries here on Tuesday, taking the death toll in the tragedy to eight.

G D Nandan Singh of the ITBP’s 4th Ballalio died at the Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Science (SKIMS).

His death took to eight the number killed in the bus accident at Chandanwari Pahalgam in Pahalgam on August 16.

Seven ITBP personnel died and 30 others including policemen were injured when their vehicle skidded off the road. The ITBP men were coming after attending their Amarnath Yatra duty.

Three critically injured ITBP personnel were shifted from Srinagar through a special Air Ambulance on August 19 to the All India Institution of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) News Delhi.

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