He identified those dead in the accident as Harpal Singh (30), Surjit (23) and Rakesh (28).
The injured have been admitted to an area hospital.
Villagers angry over the accident blocked the highway and damaged the roadways bus, following which police rushed to the spot and pacified them.
The driver of the bus, which was on its way to Rishikesh, escaped. A case has been registered.
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