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Himachal Pradesh: 35 schoolkids injured in bus accident at Kangra

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 27 December 2018, 01:23 PM
The students were injured in a school bus accident near Lunj at Kangra. (File photo)
The students were injured in a school bus accident near Lunj at Kangra. (File photo)

As many as 35 students were injured when a school bus overturned in the Jawali sub-division of Kangra district's Lunj in Himachal Pardesh on Thursday, a district official said. The injured students were admitted to a nearby hospital, news agency ANI reported.

The incident occurred at a time Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in the district to address a Jan Abhar Rally in Dharamshala to mark the first anniversary of the BJP government in Himachal Pradesh. 

As many as 23 people were injured when a Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) bus fell into a gorge near Arki in the Solan district on Tuesday morning. All the injured persons were shifted to the hospital, the police said. 

In September. two people were killed and 20 injured after a Himachal Road Transport Corporation bus fell into a gorge near Chintpurni in the Una district of the state. Earlier, a woman was killed in Chamba district when an ambulance rammed into a shop she was sitting in, the police had said. Five people were also injured in the accident that took place in Chamba's Sahu Bazar area.

(Further details awaited)

First Published: Thursday, December 27, 2018 12:47 PM
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