Friday, 17 August, 2018

20 children die in Himachal school bus accident

At least 26 dead, 25 injured after school bus falls into 200-feet deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh Himachal Pradesh: 9 students die after school bus falls into gorge in Kangra district
Steven Clarke | 11 April, 2018, 04:49

"The bus rolled into a 200 feet (60 metre) deep gorge, killing 27 schoolchildren, two teachers and the driver", a senior local police official, Santosh Patial, told AFP from the scene. The bus driver and two women teachers also died in the accident.

According to reports most of the victims were in the age of 10 to 12 years. Of these, some 13 children were referred from the civil hospital of Nurpur to a private hospital at Pathankot and to Tanda medical college in Punjab of them one died and others are stated to be critical.

Nurpur SDM Abid Hussain said the accident was first reported at 4:30 pm after the bus fall into a gorge almost 100-metre deep.

Roads in India, particularly in the hills have always been feared for their deep potholes, reckless drivers and very often, a lack of guardrails, fatal accidents are common. A Team of National Disaster Response force or NDRF has been deployed on the spot for the rescue of the victims, the rescue operation is still going on.

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Officials said it would be hard to ascertain the cause of the accident until they speak to the survivors. The nation's Supreme Court has called India's roads "giant killers". More than 207,550 people were murdered in road accidents in 2013, according to United Nation data. The rescue operations were nearly over when the reports last came in.

"After several students disembarked the bus, the bus driver continued her route westbound on Sprague Street", the report states. Rescue operation underway with the help of locals. "My prayers and solidarity are with those who lost their near and dear ones in the accident".

Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jairam Thakur announced Rs 5 lakh each for the families of the deceased, ANI reported.

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