Private Himachal bus falls in gorge, over 20 dead

The civil and police administration have started the rescue operations and around seven injured have been taken to the nearest hospital till now. Photograph:( ANI )

ANI Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India Jul 20, 2017, 06.08 AM (IST)

Over 20 people were killed after a private bus enroute Solan rolled down a deep gorge near Rampur on Thursday.

The incident took place around 9.15 am when the bus, carrying around 40 passengers, rolled down from the National Highway 5 connecting Simla to Kinnaur.

The civil and police administration have started the rescue operations and around seven injured have been taken to the nearest hospital till now.

Further details are awaited.

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The crash took place around 9.15 am?when the bus, carrying around 40 passengers, rolled down from the Highway connecting Shimla to Kinnaur