At least 29 people, including 26 students, were killed Monday after a private school bus fell into an gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district...

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29 killed in Himachal Pradesh school bus accident

International Desk | banglanews24.com
Update: 2018-04-09 10:05:20 AM
29 killed in Himachal Pradesh school bus accident
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At least 29 people, including 26 students, were killed Monday after a private school bus fell into an gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district.

The gorge was over a 100 feet deep.

The driver of the bus and two teachers are dead. As many as 11 of the 39 students on board are injured, reports the India Today.

According to the news agency IANS, most of the students - from the Wazir Ram Singh Pathania Memorial Public School - were from Class 5 or below.

The children were on their way home when their bus fell into the gorge near Gurchal village on the Nurpur-Chamba road, some 300 km from Shimla, IANS reported.

Eyewitnesses said the driver probably lost control of the vehicle, which skidded into the gorge.

BDST: 2005 HRS, APR 9, 2018
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