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Bus falls into deep gorge in India, killing 16

NEW DELHI (AP) – A passenger bus slid off a mountain road and fell into a deep gorge in northern India on Monday, killing 16 people, including schoolchildren, a government official said.

Rescue workers pulled out the badly injured from the wreckage of the vehicle and sent them to a hospital, a senior administrator for the district of Kullu in Himachal Pradesh state Ashutosh Garg, told news agency Press Trust of India. Another official, Prashant Sirkek Singh, said about 20 passengers were travelling in the bus.

More details on Tuesday’s Borneo Bulletin