Udaipur : Five pilgrims from Dungarpur city who were on a religious tour to Badrinath-Kedarnath were injured when their bus collided with tree near Rudra Prayag of Uttrakhand on saturday morning. The victims were taken the nearby medical college where their condition is told to be stable, sources informed. A group of 25 persons from the Sevak samaj in Dungarpur had left for the Kedarnath-Badrinath Yatra in a private bus arranged by a tour operator.
On saturday, the bus driver suddenly lost control on the vehicle which broke down after hitting a tree on the roadside. Gayatri Dharmendra Sharma, NandKumari Sharma, Harish Pahada, Manju Rawal and Jaiprakash Rawal were among those who sustained injuries. Commotion and panic struck among relatives of the people who had gone for the pilgrimage and they kept calling their dear ones to assure of their safety. Sources said a major casualty was averted because if the bus hadnt hit the tree, the vehicle would have fallen in the 500 feet deep pit on the other side.