Shimla: 3 school children, driver killed after bus falls into gorge

Shimla: Three school children and a driver were killed after a bus fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh’s Shimla district on Monday, officials said.

The accident took place near Khalini village in the district. The driver of the Himachal Pradesh Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) bus died on the spot and three students succumbed to injuries when they were being taken to a hospital, the official said.

He said an operation is underway to rescue the passengers, most of whom are school children.

The bus conductor and three students were injured in the accident and they have been taken to the hospital, the official said.

Further Details are awaited.