Bus accident in Himachal, 30 injured

Accident

Shimla, Aug 29: A mini bus with 60 passengers on board skidded off the road and rolled down a hill in Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi district on Monday.

At least 30 passengers are reported to be injured in the accident.

The accident took place when the bus en route to Kullu was on its way near Jawalapur about 200 km from the state capital.

“At least 60 people mostly belonging to Jawalapur, Nagwain and nearby areas were travelling in the bus. The injured have been referred to the Regional Hospital in Kullu,” a police official said.

According to an eyewitnesses, the bus was overcrowded and the driver appeared to have lost control over the vehicle while negotiating a turn which led to the accident.

Wefornews Bureau

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