On 15 August 2017, 3 dead and many injured when Himachal Pradesh Road Transport government bus fall in deep gorge on Aut-Luhri road near Khanag in Anni subdivision of district on tuesday.
Incident took place when driver stopped the bus for some refreshment at tea shop and driver with other passengers were out of bus. But some passengers were inside and one of them tried to start the bus. Bus started moving forward and fallen in deep gorge by rolling many time.
The bus number (HP-66-2553) rolling down into gorge was captured in camera.
As per the sources near about 25 passengers were travelling in the bus. But only 10 of them were inside the bus at the time of incident.
Anni DSP Baldev Thakur told bus was on his route from Kullu to Bagipul. He added that bus stopped at Khanag and accident occurred due to passenger negligence when driver conductor were out of the bus.
DSP said this was second incident in such short period of time near Shimla and rescue operation is carried with the help of villagers. Injured were admitted to Anni hospital.