Many dead after pilgrim bus plunges into gorge in northern India - South Asia Time

Many dead after pilgrim bus plunges into gorge in northern India

 June 6, 2022  

India: According to police and media reports, a bus in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand plummeted into a canyon, killing at least 26 people and injuring four more.

When the bus ran off the road on Sunday evening, it was carrying 30 people, including the driver, to Yamunotri, a remote Hindu pilgrimage site in the Himalayan state.

The tragedy occurred near Damta, Uttarkashi district, around 160 kilometers (100 miles) from Dehradun, the state capital.