27 Kids Dead in Nurpur, Himachal Pradesh After School Bus Falls Down Cliff


Thirty persons, including 27 children, were killed on Monday when a private school bus fell into a gorge in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh.

At least 30 people, including 27 school children, were killed after a private bus skidded off the road and rolled down deep into a gorge in Nurpur area of Kangra district in Himachal Pradesh on Monday. Twelve injured passengers were rushed to the hospital and are in critical condition.

“The bus rolled into a 200ft-deep gorge, killing 27 schoolchildren, two teachers and the driver,” said Santosh Patyal, a senior local police official.

“My first priority was to save lives. We will now investigate the reasons for the accident,” he said.

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