Bus falls into gorge in Uttarakhand; 7 killed, 40 injured

Posted on: April 27th, 2013

At least seven people were killed and 40 injured when a bus carrying 65 members of a marriage party fell into a gorge near Devidura in Champawat district on Friday.

Champawat District Magistrate Sridhar Babu said seven bodies have been recovered so far and 40 were injured while a search is on for rest of the passengers.

The accident occurred at Jamanpura  when the bus was returning from Mollakot village in Champavat district to Palamgaon in Almora, officials in Champawat said.

The bus fell into a 300-metre deep gorge, they said.

Src: English Samay Live

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