India: 52 dead and 46 wounded as bus falls off cliff

August 11, 2012 12:58

An overcrowded bus fell into a deep gorge in a mountainous area of northern India on Saturday, killing 52 people and injuring 46 others, police said.

According to the report, the driver lost control on a sharp curve on the mountainous roads in Himachal Pradesh, about 620 miles north of New-Delhi. Local police reported that 46 passengers were injured and rushed to hospital.

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