As per officials, 48 bodies were recovered and 23 has been identified.
The rescue operation was suspended in the late evening as there were apprehensions of more landslides. The rescue operation will resume today.
The team of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), the Army and the Police were sent in and heavy earth-moving machinery called in the gorge where two buses were buried under the heap of debris.
Chief minister visited Virbhadra Singh visited the spot and said the rescue operation will go endlessly till the last body is not recovered. C.M. said state government will bear all the medical expenses of injured people. C.M. Virbhadra Singh also met the family members of victims. C.M. Virbhadra Singh announced Rs. 5 lakh compensation for the family of those killed in this tragedy.