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

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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.