A private bus filled with devotees rolled down into a gorge near Dhaliara in Kangra district. 10 people died. 60 people have been injured in the accident, 35 of them have been referred to Tanda Medical College. As soon as the information was received, the police team reached the spot and started relief and rescue operations.
The cause of the accident is being described as overloading and sharp rift, but so far the confirmed causes of the accident are not known.
Dehra SDM Malok Singh and DSP Renu Sharma said that all pilgrims were going to the Jawalaji Temple after visiting the temple in Chintpurni. They said that the district administration is arranging to bring the bodies of the dead to their families.