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12 killed, 3 injured as bus falls into gorge in Kullu

12 killed, 3 injured as bus falls into gorge in Kullu

12 killed, 3 injured as bus falls into gorge in Kullu
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By CNBCTV18.com Jul 4, 2022 5:07:17 PM IST (Updated)

Kullu Deputy Commissioner Ashutosh Garg further elaborated that said that the accident took place near Jangla village at around 8.30 am. District officials and rescue teams have reached the spot and the injured were being taken to a nearby hospital, he added.

A private bus fell into a gorge in the Kullu district in Himachal Pradesh on Monday, leaving 12 people, including some school children dead. Initial reports had suggested that 16 passengers were killed.

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Kullu Deputy Commissioner Ashutosh Garg said the accident took place near Jangla village at around 8.30 am. District officials and rescue teams have reached the spot and the injured were taken to a nearby hospital, he said.
The bus was headed to Sainj. As per some reports quoting officials, at least 40 people, including school kids were on the bus when the accident took place.
Meanwhile, PM Modi has announced an ex-gratia compensation for the kin of the people who have lost their lives and for the injured.
President Ram Nath Kovind also expressed his condolences and said he was distressed to learn about the death of students and other people in the accident.
More details are awaited.
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