15 killed in Himachal road accident
SHIMLA: Fifteen persons were killed and an equal number injured when a private bus carrying them fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district on Thursday, an official said.
The accident occurred near Khaneri in Rampur, some 140 km from here. The bus with 35 passengers on board was on its way from Rekong Peo town in Kinnaur district to Nauni in Solan district when it skidded off the road and crashed into the gorge.
Deputy Commissioner Rohan Chand Thakur said that the injured were admitted to nearby hospitals. Some were shifted to the Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital in Shimla.