Dehradun: Eight people were killed and at least 15 others were injured on Wednesday after the bus fell into a deep gorge at Chaurighatti in Almora district. 
 
The accident happened at around 8 AM and eight people died on the spot, District Disaster Management Officer Rakesh Joshi told a news agency. The injured were rushed to civil hospital Ranikhet and PHC Bhatronjkhan, Joshi said.
 
The bodies have been identified as that of Kanti Devi (70), Asha Brijwasi (60), Gobindi Pandey (40), Bhairav Datta Joshi (36), Pradeep Thapliyal (40) and Sabbir Ahmad (32).