30 passengers travelling in two buses feared killed in Himachal landslide

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30 passengers are feared dead after the bus they were travelling in two buses came under massive landslide in Himachal Pradesh, reported PTI.
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A report by news agency IANS said that the landslide occurred around midnight on the Mandi-Pathankot national highway burying two Himachal Road Transport Corporation buses. A search and rescue operation is on involving local authorities and the Indian Army. The National Disaster Response Force has been summoned.

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Sandeep Kadam, Deputy Commissioner of Mandi, told news agency ANI: “Three vehicles were stranded after the landslide. A bus had also rolled down to nearly 800 m from the National Highway and four people have been rescued from the debris.”

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GS Bali, wrote on Facebook, “Rescue operations have been continuing since 2 am and I am in constant touch with the district authorities and other related officials. Owing to the seriousness of the issue, Army has been called.”

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