Bus Falls Into Gorge In Himachal Pradesh, 18 Killed


Update: Death toll rises to 18 after a bus falls into a gorge near Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh.

Shimla: A private bus bound for Kullu from Mandi district in Himachal Pradesh met with a tragedy when the bus rolled down a gorge near Bindravani killing atleast 16 on Saturday.

At least 14 people were killed in the bus which had 40 passengers inside it. The Mandi to Kullu stretch is laden with cliffs and gorges as buses have to trudge through steep roads to overpass other vehicles.

The injured passengers have been rushed to the hospital. Earlier, fourteen people were instantly killed on late Friday night when a truck collided with a van on Bagodara highway near Rajkot in Gujarat.