Bus with 40 Passengers Feared Buried after Landslide in Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh: Over 40 persons, traveling in a bus are feared buried under the debris of a major landslide in Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur district on Wednesday.

According to Deputy Commissioner Abid Hussain Sadiq, several vehicles, including a Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) bus carrying over 40 passengers, are buried under the debris. The bus was on its way from Reckong Peo in Kinnaur to Shimla, he said.

According to Indo-Tibetan Border Police, A landslide was reported on Reckong Peo- Shimla Highway in #Kinnaur District in Himachal Pradesh today at around 12.45 Hrs. One truck, an HRTC Bus and few vehicles reported came under the rubble. Many people reported being trapped. ITBP teams rushed for rescue.

The Army, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), and local rescue teams have been instructed to reach for the rescue work,