Published On: Wed, Apr 19th, 2017

Bus falls in Himachal river, 43 killed

Shimla: At least 43 passengers were killed when a bus fell into a river in Himachal Pradesh’s Shimla district on Wednesday.

The police said 56 passengers, mostly locals, were in the bus

Giving this information here, a senior police official said that the private bus, with 56 on board, was on its way to Tunni village in Shimla district from Uttarakhand when the mishap occurred.

He said that the bus skidded off the mountainous road and fell into Tons river. The area falls in Gumma in Nerva tehsil, which is around 150 km from the state capital.

The police said 56 passengers, mostly locals, were in the bus.

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