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At least 45 dead after bus falls into Tons River in Himachal Pradesh

Representative image: This is the scene of a bus accident in Jajarkot, Nepal, on March 9. Photograph: (Reuters)

WION New Delhi Delhi, India Apr 19, 2017, 08.13 AM (IST)

ANI reports that 45 people have died after a bus fell into the Tons River in the Shimla district of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. 

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The bus itself was reportedly carrying more than 50 passengers.

Emergency dispatchers have been sent right away.

Uttarakhand government announced compensation of Rs 1 lakh for kin of those dead, Rs 50,000 for severely injured and Rs 25,000 for injured.

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(WION)

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