At least 44 people were killed in a traffic accident that occurred Wednesday in the Indian city of Shimla, the capital of the Northern state of Himachal Pradesh, where private bus from Uttarakhand fell into the river Tons, a tributary of the Yamuna, with a height of 250 m.
It is reported by the 19 April edition of the Indian Express.
Among the dead – three children and ten women. At the scene rabotyut forty-rescue teams.
According to official sources, only the bus was carrying 56 people, according to others – 46. The causes of the disaster remain unclear.
The Israeli foreign Ministry checks whether among the victims of the Israelis.
Information is specified.
According to official statistics, every day on the roads of India killed about 400 people per year, about 150,000.