28 killed after bus falls into gorge in Himachal

DN Correspondent

Over 20 people were killed after a private bus enroute Solan rolled down a deep gorge near Rampur.

Bus which fell into the gorge
Bus which fell into the gorge

Shimla:  The death toll in the bus accident that took place today morning in Himachal Pradesh's Simla has risen to 28.

Nine others have sustained injuries.

Also read: MP: 11 dead, 15 injured as car overturns in Jabalpur

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is reaching the spot.

The incident took place around 9.15 a.m. when the bus, carrying around 40 passengers, rolled down from the National Highway 5 connecting Simla to Kinnaur.

Also read: MP: Three killed, 42 injured in bus accident

The civil and police administration have started the rescue operations and around seven injured have been taken to the nearest hospital till now. (ANI)

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