5 Children Killed As School Bus Plunges Into Gorge

HIMACHAL PRADESH

Seven people, including six schoolchildren, were killed and 12 injured on when a private school bus rolled down a deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh’s Sirmaur district, police said.

The accident occurred in Sangrah town on Saturday morning. The private bus was carrying students of DAV School. Seven people — six schoolchildren and the bus driver were killed, Superintendent of Police, Sirmaur, Rohit Malpani said.

The 12 people injured in the accident have been hospitalised. The condition of some of them is critical, he said, adding more details are awaited.