The accident passed close to Khadri village on the Renuka-Dadahu-Nahan road, 168 klick south of Shimla, around 4.30 pm, same Superintendent of Police Rohit Malpani.The non-public bus was on its approach from Renuka Islamic Community to Nahan once the driving force lost management, stony-broke the railing of the Jalal bridge and fell 40-feet down into the Jalal watercourse, further Superintendent of Police (ASP) Virender Singh Thakur told PTI.
Prima facie, the accident happened because of the negligence of the busman, same Thakur, World Health Organization reached the spot and supervised the operation.
According to eyewitnesses, the bus was overspeeding once it had been crossing the bridge, the ASP same.
Four passengers, as well as 3 ladies, died on the spot, whereas 5 critically-injured persons succumbed to their injuries in a very hospital, the officer additional.
Fifty-one individuals area unit black-and-blue and are shifted to the Nahan medical school. 2 of the deceased areknown as Satya Ram (59) and his adult female, Bhagwanti Devi (52), residents of Jaitak village in Nahan tehsil, the official same.
Sirmaur Deputy Commissioner Lalit Jainist has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the accident and asked the Nahan sub-divisional functionary to submit a report inside twenty days.