New Delhi: In a fatal road mishap in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, one person was killed and eight others were injured on Wednesday after the bus they were travelling in fell off a cliff in Mahunag area of Mandi district.

The vehicle was carrying nine passengers when the incident took place. The injured were taken to a nearby hospital for immediate medical treatment.

Recently, there were reports of deadly road accidents occurring in the hilly Himalayan region.

Just a week ago, 22 school children were injured after the jeep they were travelling fell into a gorge in Mandi.

Last month, a person was killed and another was injured when a truck collided with a scooter in Sundar Nagar area.