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7 killed in bus mishap

At least seven persons died on the spot and 50 were injured, 20 of them seriously, in a bus mishap at Kupvi in Chopal area of Shimla district, about 110 km from here.

india Updated: Jan 13, 2012 01:34 IST
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At least seven persons died on the spot and 50 were injured, 20 of them seriously, in a bus mishap at Kupvi in Chopal area of Shimla district, about 110 km from here.

The bus, which was overloaded, was on its way from Chopal to Dhar-Chanana when the accident happened.

Rescue teams, accompanied by doctors, have ben rushed to the spot but the spot is in a remote area and driving on snow-covered road at night is hazardous, Deputy Commissioner, Shimla, Onkar Sharma said.

The accident took place near a bridge where a utility van had fallen three days ago , killing three persons.