Uttarakhand: 7 feared dead as school bus, carrying 18 children fell into gorge in Kangsali

Uttarakhand: 7 feared dead as school bus, carrying 18 children fell into gorge in Kangsali
Uttarakhand: 7 feared dead as school bus, carrying 18 children fell into gorge in Kangsali (Representative Image)

Uttarakhand: As many as seven students have been feared dead as school bus carrying 18 children fell into a deep gorge in Kangsali, on Tuesday. The incident took place in Tehri Garhwal, where a school bus, carrying 18 children, rolled down a gorge in Kangsali. Meanwhile, the SDRF team has been rushed to the spot. The injured have been shifted to the hospital, while the rescue operation is still underway.

The Disaster Mitigation And Management Centre of Tehri Garhwal reported, that seven are feared dead among the 18 children who were in the school bus.

The incident has jolted the Uttarakhand as the heavy rainfall is also forecasted for the next 24 hours. The school bus fell into the gorge after the bus driver lost control of the vehicle. The identification of the students is yet to be ascertained, as those injured have been taken to the nearby hospital, while the SDRF team is still doing the rescue operation.

Also Read: Jammu and Kashmir: 11 Students on Picnic killed after bus falls into gorge

Earlier, such incident took place in Jammu and Kashmir, where 11 students lost their lives while their bus fell into Gorge near Peer Ki Gali in Shopian district. This incident took place when these students were on a picnic. This was indeed a piece of sad news and hence the then Congress President Rahul Gandhi shared his condolences to the deceased.

-PTC News