The Hush Post| 9:39 am |one-minute-read|
The names of those who died in the school bus accident in Khalini, Shimla today morning have been released. The bus accident took place near Khalini in the morning most ferrying children from Convent of Jesus and Mary school.
Following is the list of dead and injured.
Manya, D/o Bheesham Singh, Lower Khalini, Shimla.
Srishti Panta, D/o Brij Mohan Panta, Bhagwati Nagar, Lower Khalini.
List of injured:
Sunidhi Thakur, D/o Hem Singh Thakur, Jhanjidi.
Anushi Sharma, d/o Anil Sharma, R/o Khadora, Khalini, Shimla.
Umang Chandel, D/o Bhagat Ram Chandel, Jhanjidi, Lower Khalini, Shimla.
Sarin Thakur, D/o Pushpendra Thakur, Jhanjidi, Lower Khalini, Shimla.
Ritika, D/o Harish, Lower Khalini, Shimla.
A school bus ferrying students of Convent of Jesus and Mary School in Shimla skidded off the road near Khalini. Two students have reportedly died while seven others are seriously injured. The injured are being treated to the Indira Gandhi Medical College. The driver of the bus has also succumbed to his injuries. The incident took place at Jhanjhidi near Khalini.The bus skidded close to 100 metres into a gorge.
Fortunately, the bus at that point only had nine students and was not choc-a-bloc with the normal strength of students otherwise the death toll could have been much higher.
People from the nearby villages helped in the rescue operation. More details are awaited.