Srinagar, Jan. 2 -- At least nine persons were killed while 38 others sustained injuries in a deadly mishap that took place along Srinagar-Jammu highway on Thursday evening.

Officials in the district administration said that a bus bearing registration number JK02AL-1361 fell into 150 meter deep gorge in Lamberi village of Rajouri district Thursday evening.

The bus, they said, was heading towards Jammu from Surankote when it met with an accident, leaving six persons dead on the spot.

Officials further added that one more injured succumbed to his injuries at Sub-District Hospital Sundarbani while two others succumbed when they were being referred to Jammu hospital.

Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Nowshehra, S S Sandyal told news agen...