PTI Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand, India
Nov 18, 2018, 05.18 PM
Fourteen persons were killed and as many injured Sunday when the bus in which they were travelling fell into a 150-metre deep gorge in Uttarkashi district, an official said.
The private bus was on its way to Vikas Nagar from Jankichatti, near the Himalayan shrine of Yamunotri, when it fell into the gorge near Damta, District Magistrate Ashish Chauhan said.
Twelve people died at the spot and two succumbed at a hospital, he said.
#UPDATE 12 dead, of which 9 bodies have been recovered. Rescue operation underway: Ajay Rautela, DIG Garhwal Range on the bus accident near Damta on Uttarkashi-Yamunotri Highway, earlier today. #Uttarakhandhttps://t.co/tom3iqDF3K