Bus Falls Into Gorge, 13 Dead


Dehradun: At least 13 persons died after a bus fell into a gorge near Uttarakhand’s Totam on Tuesday. Thirteen people died when a bus they were travelling in fell into a gorge near Totam in Uttarakhand’s Almora district on Tuesday. The bus had 24 people on board.

The accident took place on the Ramnagar-Almora road around 10 am, quoting officials. The bus was reportedly travelling from Deoghat in Almora district to Ramnagar in Nainital district.

A team of the State Disaster Response Force started a rescue operation, which is still under way.