Shimla: At least eight people killed and more than 12 injured when a private bus slipped off the road and fell into a narrow cleft in Himachal Pradesh's Solan district on Saturday.
The accident took place about 80 km from Shimla. The bus was going from Shimla to Mandi town with 50 passengers on board.
Himachal Pradesh: 4 died, 18 injured after a private bus en route to Shimla fell off a cliff, rescue op underway pic.twitter.com/LgEQ8yolJb
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The cause of the accident os still not known.Witnesses have claimed that rash driving and extreme weather condition of the road were mainly to blame. The rescue operations are underway.
(Further details awaited)