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19 ISKCON Devotees Injured As Bus Hits Tree

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Vrindavan, 2014.10.22 (Business Standard): Nineteen ISKCON devotees were injured when a Vrindavan bound bus rammed against a tree after one of its tyres punctured near Maghera village falling under Vrindavan police station today.

“While eleven devotees were rushed to district hospital, eight were taken to Paras Mani Hospital. Nobody is in critical position,” Dy SP Anil Yadav said.

The accident occurred this afternoon when a tyre punctured and the bus, carrying 50 pilgrims, hit a tree.

The pilgrims are on Karttik parikrama, and were proceeding to ISKCON Vrindavan via Goverdhan from Bhadrinath temple falling under Chaurasi Kos Parikrama.

“The pilgrims have come from ISKCON Juhu Mumbai and are on Braj Mandal Parikrama,” PRO Vrindavan ISKCON, Madhunath Das said.

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