14 Killed as Bus Falls into Gorge in Uttarakhand


Nainital: In yet another fatal bus mishap, a passenger bus travelling from Delhi to Uttarakhand fell into a gorge on Saturday, killing 14 people, and injuring at least 20 others. The bus was on its way to Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand when the accident occurred at Almora district. The bus accident comes days after a bus in Andhra Pradesh fell into the Godavari river, killing 22 people.

Rescue forces rushed to the spot after the incident. The injured have been shifted to a nearby hospital. Authorities said that the casualties may increases as many of the injured are in a critical condition. The narrow road and sporadic rainfall has made the roads tough to ply on.