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Himachal bus accident: Death toll rises to 28 in, nine injured

News Agencies | Updated on: 20 July 2017, 12:28 IST
Himachal Pradesh's Simla bus accident has risen to 28 (ANI)

The death toll in the bus accident that took place on 20 July morning in Himachal Pradesh's Simla has risen to 28.

Nine others have sustained injuries.

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is reaching the spot.

Earlier, reports of over 20 people being killed after a private bus enroute Solan rolled down a deep gorge near Rampur had come.

The incident took place around 9.15 a.m. when the bus, carrying around 40 passengers, rolled down from the National Highway 5 connecting Simla to Kinnaur.

Further details are awaited.

-ANI

First published: 20 July 2017, 12:28 IST
 
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