Shimla: Bus accident in Shimla claims the life of more than 40 people. 44 people dead after a bus falls into Tons river near Shimla. More than 50 passengers were on board.
The passengers were on their way from Vikasnagar in Uttarakhand to Tuni and the accident took place on the Uttarakhand-Himachal border in Himachal territory, Deputy Commissioner Shimla, Rohan Chand Thakur said.
The bus was carrying 56 passengers. SP, Shimla, D W Negi said 43 bodies have been recovered and the search is on for the rest.
Police along with medical and rescue teams have been mobilised from Sirmaur and Shimla districts to help in rescue and relief operations at the spot, about 190 km from here.