Dehradun: At least 14 people, including children, were killed in two separate accidents in Uttarakhand on Tuesday.
In the first accident, nine children died and eight were seriously injured after a school bus rolled down a gorge in Kangsali of Tehri Garhwal. The bus was carrying 18 children.
According to news agency ANI, a team of the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) was been rushed to the spot. The injured have been shifted to a hospital, it added.
Uttarakhand: 7 feared dead after a school bus, carrying 18 children, rolled down a gorge in Kangsali of Tehri Garhwal today. The injured are being taken to a hospital. pic.twitter.com/Gx3HsKsTLl— ANI (@ANI) August 6, 2019
In another accident, five passengers were killed and several feared trapped when a boulder fell on their bus on the Badrinath Highway.
Uttarakhand: Five passengers died, several feared trapped when a boulder fell on their bus at Lambagad slide zone on Badrinath Highway today. Police team is present at the spot. Rescue operation is underway. More details awaited.— ANI (@ANI) August 6, 2019
More details are awaited....