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Seven killed as bus rolls down hill in Himachal

IANS  |  Shimla 

At least seven persons were killed and 12 injured when a bus skidded off the road and rolled down the hill in district in on Sunday, an said.

The private bus was on its way from Manva to Solan town when the accident occurred near the Nai Neti panchayat, around 25 km from Rajgarh town.

Most of the injured have been admitted to the in Solan, about 55 km from the state capital.

Deputy told IANS the rescue operation was over. Most of the victims were from Rajgarh area.

He said the cause of the accident was yet to be ascertained.

Eyewitnesses said the administration had a tough time extricating the victims from the badly mangled bus.

People in the area began rescue operations even before authorities reached the spot.



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First Published: Sun, May 13 2018. 11:16 IST