• Monday, May 16, 2022

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Bus crash kills 28 in northern India says police

The wreckage of a bus lies in a gorge following the accident.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

At least 28 people were killed Thursday (20) after a bus plunged into a deep gorge in a Himalayan region of northern India popular with tourists, police said. The accident occurred around 100 kilometres (62 miles) from the hill resort of Shimla in Himachal Pradesh state, said police superintendent Soumiya Sambasivan. “28 people have died and seven are injured. All the bodies have been identified,” she said. The bus was taking around 40 people from Kinnaur district towards Solan when it rolled roughly 200 metres down a gorge to the banks of a river river. Images from the scene showed emergency workers…

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