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Jan 4, 2015

05:10:55 GMT--Technological Disaster - Asia - India



EDIS Number: AC-20150104-46537-IND

Date / time: 04/01/2015 05:09:18 [UTC]

Event: Technological Disaster

Area: Asia

Country: India

State/County: State of Himachal Pradesh

Location: Lambagaon

Number of Deads: N/A

Number of Injured: 15 person(s)

Number of Infected: N/A

Number of Missing: N/A

Number of Affected: N/A

Number of Evacuated: N/A

Damage level: Moderate



Description:



At least 15 persons were injured, five of them seriously, when a private bus fell down from the Mandh Khud bridge near Lambagaon, 50 km from here, today. Reports said over 35 persons were travelling in the bus when the accident took place. A police official from Lambagaon said the driver failed to control the bus and it went down the bridge. All the injured persons have been admitted to civil hospitals at Sujanpur and Jaisinghpur. Yadvinder Goma, MLA, Jaisinghpur, and the SDM, Jaisinghpur, immediately reached the spot and supervised the relief and rescue operations. MP Shanta Kumar expressed shock over the bus mishap.




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