25 killed as bus falls into gorge in Himachal



At least 25 people were killed and 35 others injured when a bus skidded off the road and fell into a 300-m-deep gorge in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday, police said.

The accident occurred near Banjar, some 50 km from Kullu town.

Superintendent of Police Shalini Agnihotri said the private bus was on its way to Gada Gushaini from Kullu when the accident occurred.

The injured have been admitted to hospitals in Kullu, she added. IANS