Shimla:  Another road mishap took place on the fateful day of May 21 claiming 11 lives and injuring 20 others in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh.

According to the reports, the incident happened when a state bus travelling to Tharoch fell into a gorge in Theog-Chopal road in Shimla district. Injured persons were rushed to the nearest hospital. The exact cause of the accident is not yet known. Authorities are investigating the matter.

This is the second major accident in the state in less than 24 hours. On May 20 night, 13 people were killed and one other injured when a jeep fell from a cliff near Bada Kamba on Chaura-Kamba link road.