Shimla: Five people were killed and five others were injured after their jeep rolled down a cliff into a deep gorge at Padhar area of Mandi district on Thursday. More details are awaited in the incident.

In yet another incident on Saturday, at least 12 people died after a private bus travelling on Pathankot-Dalhousie route fell into a deep gorge at Panchpulla bridge in Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba district.

In a similar accident on February, two persons were killed and seven others injured when a jeep carrying members of a marriage party fell into a gorge near Gopeshwar in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, said Disaster Management Officer NK Joshi. The injured, which include a three-year-old girl, were admitted to the Chamoli district hospital, added Joshi.

(With agency inputs)