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10 killed in Himachal bus mishap

At least 10 people were killed and five seriously injured in the incident that happened near Shimla.

india Updated: Dec 02, 2006 14:56 IST

At least 10 people were killed and five seriously injured when a bus fell into a deep gorge near Shimla on Saturday, officials said.

The bus was carrying about 25 people when it plunged 200 metres (650 ft) en route from Shimla, a popular hill resort in Himachal Pradesh, to New Delhi, senior official Rajesh Kumar said over the telephone.

It was not immediately known if the victims were tourists.

"Rescue operations are over. The injured have been shifted to hospital," Kumar, who was speaking from near the accident site, said.