Rampur Bus Accident: Over 25 feared dead, several injured, death toll could rise
Shimla-In yet another tragic road accident, a bus travelling from Kinnaur to Solan district rolled down a hill near Rampur, Shimla district, Himachal Pradesh, on Thursday morning. As per sources, the bus was carrying about 50 passengers. So far, the initial reports said over 25 bodies have been recovered, and the number can rise as rescue operation is in progress.
The driver and conductor of the bus survived the accident but sustained injuries. The reason of the accident is not known yet.
The accident occurred approximately at around 10 AM. Police and locals reached at the spot and started the rescue work.The injured were rushed to nearest hospital for first-aid.
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As per sources, the administration is facing tough time in rescue work due to lack of sufficient policemen. More details are awaited.