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29 dead as bus fall into gorge near Rampur, Shimla

Written By Anirudh Sood on Tuesday, 25 July 2017 | 11:12:00

Rampur bus accident

On Shimla, July 20, 2017 Major accident took place. A bus carrying around 40 passengers on board on it's way via Reckong peo towards solan and met accident on NH-5, around 140 kilo meters from Shimla.

Atleast 29 people have died and 11 injured in this mishappening after a private bus rolled down the gorge in the hill state of Himachal pradesh.

Out of 29 bodies 21 are identified.  Local administration rushed police and started rescue operation with the help of local residents also National disaster response forces are on it's way, said deputy commissioner of Police Rohan Chand Thakur.

Though the root cause identified for accident is busting of tyre. A magisterial probe has been ordered. Sub-divisional magistrate Nipun Jindal will conduct the probe.

The injured has been taken to nearest hospitals. The possibility of high causalities can't be ruled out. As the bus rolled down approximate 250 metres towards bank of Sutlej river.


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