At least 14 killed and 31 injured as bus falls into gorge in HP
Shimla: At least 14 people were killed and 31 injured when a private bus on Friday skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge at Dalhousie area in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. The bus was en route from Sangani to Dalhousie.
“The deceased driver was on a call while driving when the accident took place. Moreover, the 48-seater bus was overloaded with 50 passengers,” a survivor told the police.
- The injured were rushed to the Civil Hospital of Bathri village.
- Seven persons died on the spot while others eventually succumbed to their injuries.
- The deceased included six women and three children.