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13 die as two vehicles plunge into gorge

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 17, 2009 - 00:25

Shimla: As many as 13 people, ten of them
travelling in a state roadways bus, were killed and 12 injured
in two road accidents in Himachal Pradesh on Monday.

A Himachal Road Transport Corporation bus rolled down
into a gogre near Chatyaana village, some 70-km from here,
killing 10 and injuring 11, police said.

Two bus passengers were missing, they said adding the
possibility of their survival was remote.

The bus was on way from Shimla to Rio Ghatti when the
accident happened, police said.

In another accident, three people were killed and one
was injured when their jeep plunged into a gorge near Madhi
Ghat village in Sirmour district.

Bureau Report

First Published: Tuesday, November 17, 2009 - 00:25
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