One dead, 24 injured in Himachal bus accident

Himachal bus accident leaves one dead, many injured

Dharamshala: A private carrier on way from Dharamshala to Dalhousie lost control and rolled down a valleyside near Pataka (Sihunta) in Chamba district today morning.

Vikram Singh, a resident of Tundi was declared dead and 24 sustained injuries. The accident victims have been rushed to Tanda Medical College & Hospital, Kangra, where they are being treated.

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Cause of the accident could not be immediately known. Amit Mehra, sub-divisional magistrate Sihunta reached at the accidents site to supervise the rescue and relief operations.

Arvind Sharma is an award winning bi-lingual journalist with more than 20 years of experience. He has worked with Divya Himachal, Dainik Jagran, Dainik Bhasker, Vir Partap, Ajit and PTI. In 2010, he was conferred the Himachal Kesri journalism award. He reports on the Tibetan Government in Exile, politics, sports, tourism and other topics. He lives in Dharamshala.

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