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Uttarakhand: 7 Killed After Bus Carrying Pilgrims Falls Into Gorge In Uttarkashi, Rescue Operation Underway

A bus carrying 35 passengers fell into a gorge in Uttarkashi on Sunday evening killing seven pilgrims and injuring 27 others. The State Disaster Response Force is currently carrying out a rescue operation at the accident site.

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Bus carrying pilgrims fall into gorge in Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand.
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Seven pilgrims died while 27 others were injured after a bus carrying 35 passengers fell into a gorge in Uttarkashi in Uttarakhand on Sunday. The State Disaster Response Force is carrying out a rescue operation at the accident site.

Gaurav Kumar, the chief developmental officer of Uttarkashi told PTI, "A bus carrying 35 people from Gangotri fell into a gorge in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi. 27 injured have been rescued while 7 people have died. Rescue operation is underway."

PTI has also shared visuals from the accident site where the rescue operation is being conducted by a team of SDRF.

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