30 dead, school bus skidded into a deep gorge in Nurpur in Kangra district

Apr 09, 2018 18:15 | CrimeMishappenings

Nurpur: 9 April 2018: In a major incident at Nupur in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh at least 30 people, including 27 school children, were killed after a private bus skidded off the road and rolled down deep into a 150ft deep gorge today around 4 PM . Twelve injured passengers were rushed to the hospital and are in critical condition.

The ill fated bus was of Wazir Ram Singh Pathania Memorial Public School. While negotiating and giving pass to the motorcycle the driver of the bus couldnt control the bus. Most of the students were i the age of 10 to 12 years. Local villagers had begun rescue operation even before officials could reach the spot. Teams of local administration and the police reached the spot and started the resue operations. They faced a tough time in pulling out the victims from the mangled bus.