Shimla: Two persons were killed and six others injured when a bus fell into a 50-metre deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh’s Shimla district, police said Monday. The accident occurred in Mancholi area when the Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) bus was on its way to Khadar village from Chaupal on Sunday, they said.

The bus fell into the gorge as the retaining wall constructed besides the road collapsed. The deceased have been identified as Priyanka (28) and Vidya Dutt (52) of Khaddar village, they said, adding that Priyanka’s husband Sudesh (38) and their two daughters Sanvi (3) and Yuaana (2) are among those who sustained injuries. All the six injured have been referred to Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital (IGMC) at Shimla.

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