Shimla: Seven persons were killed and another 21 were left injured when a Himachal Roadways bus lost control and fell into a deep gorge near Buchher village, about 20 km from Anni in Kullu district today morning.
The bus was on its way to Anni-Laphali when it met with an accident. The injured were admitted to Anni hospital and the more serious one have been rushed to IGMC, Hospital Shimla and Rampur Hospital, a government spokesman said.
Rescue teams including a medical team were rushed to the accident site after information about the accident reached the Sub-divisional office at Anni.
Local magistrate Shrawan Kumar Manta supervised the rescue and relief operations.
Chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal and Governor Urmila Singh have expressed grief over the accident.
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