Initial probe does not point to use of any explosive, said a top police officer


Four passengers were killed and at least 20 more injured when a bus they were traveling in caught fire near Katra in Jammu, said the police.

The bus carrying Vaishno Devi pilgrims was on way from Katra to Jammu when it suddenly caught fire.

Katra is the base camp for the pilgrims visiting Vaishno Devi shrine.

Confirming the deaths, Additional Director General (ADG) of Police, Jammu zone, Mukesh Singh said initial probe does not point to use of any explosive.

The police said the forensic experts were immediately hastened to ascertain the cause of fire.

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