21 killed in bus accident in north India

  • A bus fell into a gorge in the mountainous north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, killing at least 21 people, including 10 women and two children. More than 15 people were injured, reports said.

    The mishap occurred in Shimla district, the local police were quoted as saying.

    Rescuers worked hard to recover bodies from the site in the dark. The vehicle was going from Shimla to Svera Khad, reports said.  

    In a similar bus mishap, 13 people were killed in Himachal Pradesh last month.




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