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Friday, June 07, 2013

Bus falls in 500 feet gorge in Sirmaur district in Himachal Pradesh; 18 killed


7th June, 2013, Shimla: On Friday morning, 18 people were killed and 14 other were wounded after a bus rolled down into a five-hundred feet deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh’s Sirmaur district. All dead bodies have been recovered. People, who were injured, have been admitted to nearby hospitals. shimla bus accident picture

As soon as the accident took place, local people rushed to the spot and helped in the rescue work. According to reports, local administration stated that all the deceased persons are yet to be identified. It is believed that a large number of victims were students studying in colleges in Rajgarh and Solan.

The bus was on its way from Punradhar to Solan when the accident took place. There were around thirty-five passengers in the bus. Authorities stated that the bus left Punradhar at around 7 am and the mishap happened just a few minutes later.

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