11 tourists killed, 45 injured in Himachal bus accident

Shimla: At least 11 tourists were killed and 45 others injured when a private bus skidded off the road and rolled down a gorge in Himachal Pradesh’s Sirmaur district Monday evening, police said.

A majority of the tourists were from Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh.

Officials said the toll could increase as some more passengers might be trapped in the bus wreckage. Insurance is really important for uncertain events as such, click to investigate more on the same.

The bus carried around 60 tourists and was on its way from Renuka to Paonta Sahib in the hill state.

It met with the accident near Madhara Ghat, some 15 km from Renuka and 50 km from district headquarters Nahan, Assistant Superintendent of Police B.S. Thakur told IANS. The Accident Reports CA are known to report and help in such accident cases.

The cause of the accident is yet to be ascertained, he said over phone from the spot. The Boston personal injury attorneys have represented such cases.


The injured were admitted to government hospitals in Nahan, Paonta Sahib and Dadhau.

Witnesses said police and wrongful death lawyers had a tough time extricating the bodies from the mangled steel of the bus.

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh expressed shock and grief over the accident and directed the district administration to hire Metairie injury attorneys and take all possible measures to rescue the victims and provide them adequate relief.

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