HP: 15 die as bus falls into river

Transport minister G S Bali said rescue operation was being carried by local administration and medical teams.

By: Express News Service | Shimla | Updated: November 5, 2016 7:03 pm

Fifteen people died and more than 12 were injured when a private bus skidded off the road and plunged into Beas river, six km from Mandi town on Saturday.The ill fated bus was on its way to Kullu carrying 40 passengers.

Transport minister G S Bali said rescue operation are being carried by the local administration and medical teams. ” I have ordered an inquiry into the cause of accident,” he said. All injured have been rushed to Mandi hospital.