Seven people were killed after three vehicles hit by a landslide at Manali-Pathankot NH 154 near Padhar in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi in the wee hours of Sunday morning. Rescue operations are underway as many people are still stranded.
Earlier, over 20 people lost their lives and 9 others injured after a bus fell down into a gorge near Shimla’s Rampur in Himachal Pradesh on July 20. The bus was travelling to Solan from Kinnaur.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi expressed her distress and profound grief at Shimla bus accident. She asked the state government to take immediate relief and rescue measures.