eight people were killed and 11 others were injured when a private bus skidded off the road and fell into gorge in Rajgarh area of Sirmaur district.The ill-fated private bus that was on its way to Solan from Manva met with an accident near Neineti village of Rajgarh area on Sunday morning around 9 am. Seeing the bus falling into the gorge, local residents immediately launched the rescue operation and also informed the police.
Police team later retrieved the bodies from the bus with the help of earth moving machines. Six people had died on the spot and two others, including a woman and a four- year-old child, succumbed to their injuries at the hospital. Two of the 11 injured are said to be in a serious condition.