Foreign Affairs
India: Bus falls into gorge, leaving 44 people dead

In India, 44 people lost their lives and many others were injured when the bus they were travelling on fell over the edge of the road into a gorge.

The accident happened in the mountain area in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh.

There were around 60 people on the bus when the driver lost control of the vehicle as he was navigating a steep bend. Some of the passengers were riding on the bus’s roof.

Most of the victims are women and children who were coming back from work and school.