Bus crash kills 44 in northern India

Wednesday 19 April 2017 1 month ago 29   Delhi   Print

Indian rescue personnel and volunteers stand amidst wreckage and victims after a bus accident.

Report  Web desk : DELHI: A bus with 56 passengers on board plunged into a river in northern Himachal Pradesh state on Wednesday, at least 44 people dead. As per details, the crash occurred around 115 kilometres from the capital Shimla, according to reports in Indian media. Police rushed to the scene where rescue efforts were underway. It was not immediately clear what caused the accident, or whether any of the survivors were injured. More than 150,000 die annually in India due to poor roads, badly maintained vehicles and reckless driving. (01)