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Himachal Pradesh: 28 killed as bus falls into gorge

20 Jul 2017 | By Gogona Saikia
28 killed in bus accident in Himachal Pradesh

At least 28 people were killed when a bus fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Rampur this morning at around 9:15am.

The bus was travelling from Reckong Peo in Kinnaur to Solan and was carrying 40 passengers.

The accident happened on NH5, about 120km from Shimla. The bus rolled down 200m towards the Sutlej bank.

The death toll is likely to increase.

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20 Jul 2017Himachal Pradesh: 28 killed as bus falls into gorge

Death toll likely to increase

Police and NDRF personnel are carrying out rescue operations. More details are awaited. Check in later for the latest updates.