35 killed as bus falls into HP gorge

The bus was coming to Dehra from Nagrota Suriyan  when it fell into the gorge near the Haripur Guler bridge, some 50 km from this district headquarter town.
“Thirty-five people were killed and 26 injured in the bus accident. Sixteen passengers died on the spot,” Sub-divisional Magistrate Rakesh Sharma said.
Eyewitnesses said the bus was overcrowded and the driver probably lost control over the vehicle while negotiating a turn.

State Transport Minister Mohinder Singh said the government has announced
Rs 1,00,000 compensation to the kin of the dead.

Liked the story?

  • 0

  • 0

  • 0

  • 0

  • 0