9 feared killed, 25 injured as bus falls into rivulet in Sirmaur

Renukaji accident
9 feared killed in Sri Renukaji, Sirmaur. Image -- Courtesy Punjab Kesri

The Hush Post|18:15 pm |one-minute-read

Nine people were feared killed and about 25 injured when the private bus fell into a river at Jalaal Bridge near Dadadu in Sri Renukaji 32 kms from Sirmaur in Himachal Pradesh.

The bus was between Shri Renuka Ji and Nahan when the accident occurred.

Five bus occupants died on the spot. The number of injured was yet to be ascertained by the police which launched a rescue operation. There were about 40 people on board. The speeding bus broke the railing erected on the bridge due to high speed and this plunged the bus into the river.

There were about 40 passengers in the bus. The injured have been taken to the hospital.

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