5 School Children dead as bus falls in to gorge in Himachal Pradesh

At least six persons including five children were killed and several others injured when the school bus they were travelling in lost control and fell into a 150-feet gorge in Himachal Pradesh’s Sirmaur district on Saturday, police said.

The incident took place at Kharkolin on the Sangrah-Dadahu road in Sirmaur district.

There were 16 occupants in the bus, including the driver and a helper.

Children with serious injuries were taken the Nahan medical college, while rest were admitted to Dadahu hospital.

According to officials, the children travelling in the bus were students of a private school at Dadahu.

More details are awaited.