Uttarakhand: 5 dead, 21 injured after bus falls into gorge

Almora: Five people were killed and 21 others were injured after a bus fell into a 50-feet deep gorge near Mohanri in Uttarakhand’s Almora districts on Thursday.

The accident took place on Bhatrojkhan-Bhikiyasan route. As per reports, there were about 30 people in the bus at the time of the accident.

Briefing about the accident, a police official said, “A Garhwal Motor Owners Union (GMOU) bus plying between Ramnagar to Gairsan fell off the road into a 50 feet deep gorge near Bhatrojkhan Mohanri.”

Senior officials have reached the spot and injured have been admitted to hospital for treatment, the official added.