Update: The death toll in the bus accident that took place today morning in Himachal Pradesh’s Simla has risen to 29. Nine others have sustained injuries.
Shimla: At least 20 persons are feared dead and several others injured, when a private bus on its way from Reckong Peo (Kinnaur) to Solan skidded off the road and rolled down into a gorge at Khanetri, 125 kms from Shimla.
Deputy Commissioner Shimla Rohan Chand Thakur, confirming the accident, said rescue teams led by the Sub Divisional Magistrate of Rampur have reached the spot. The bodies were being taken out from the ill-fated bus.