Marriage party bus skids off road near Palampur, 20 hurt

The Hush Post / 04:10 pm/ 1-min-read

At least 20 people were injured as a bus carrying a marriage party skidded off the road near Bhawarna in Palampur on Monday morning.

The bus wavered off the road and hit a tree 15 feet below road level, a district official said.

The exact number of injured persons was not clear. People have been admitted to various hospitals. Seven persons have been admitted to a hospital in Nagrota Bagwan and three to the Palampur Civil Hospital. Some injured had been referred to Tanda Medical College.

A Himachal Road Transport Corporation bus of Baijnath depot had skidded off the road at the same spot a few minutes before the accident happened. However, no one was hurt.

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