Shimla: Three people–two students and a bus driver, died after a school bus rolled into a hill in Lower Khalini area of Shimla on Monday morning, news agency ANI reported.Also Read - Shimla On Top of India's Sustainable Development Goals List, Dhanbad Worst. Full List Here
The earlier report said that seven people were taken injured. They were rushed to a hospital nearby. Also Read - Himachal Pradesh: Four-Storey Building Collapses in Solan, Fire Brigade Team Rushed
Police and rescue teams were present at the spot. Locals also helped in the rescue operation. Also Read - Bank Holiday Alert: Banks To Remain Shut For 6 Days From Today | Complete List Here
More details are awaited.
In an earlier incident which took place in January this year, a total of eight people were killed out of which six of them were children after a school bus fell into a gorge in Sangrah area of Sirmaur district in Himachal Pradesh. At least 11 persons were injured and shifted to a district hospital.
Last year on December 26, two people died and over 25 got injured after an HRTC (Himachal Road Transport Corporation) bus travelling from Nalagarh to Jainagar fell in a gorge in Jamli area in Bilaspur district.