Lohali accident: Five killed, 12 injured as boulder falls on a bus in Uttarakhand

Five persons were killed and over 12 injured in Uttarakhand when a huge boulder rolled down a hill, fell on a bus and smashed its front completely.

IANS May 22, 2017 17:17:17 IST
Lohali accident: Five killed, 12 injured as boulder falls on a bus in Uttarakhand

Nainital: Five persons were killed and over 12 injured in Uttarakhand on Monday when a huge boulder rolled down a hill, fell on a bus and smashed its front completely, police said.

The incident happened on the Almorah-Haldwani highway near Lohali.

The dead were yet to be identified, an official said adding that the injured have been admitted to a nearby medical facility where the condition of two continues to be critical.

According to officials, there were 27 passengers in the bus. Traffic on the route was disrupted for over two hours but resumed thereafter.

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