NDRF and Army are also involved in rescue work along with police, 1 person confirmed dead
In Himachal Pradesh, the incidents of landslides are not taking the name of stopping for the last several days. In another such incident, a major accident occurred due to falling rocks near the eagle forest on National Highway No. 5 in Nigulseri, Kinnaur. The Kinnaur administration has confirmed the death of one person in the landslide incident. Apart from this, 9 people have also been injured.
According to detailed information, the mountain had come down on National Highway-5 in Nigulseri. In which an HRTC bus was also buried under the mountain, due to which more than 40 people are feared trapped in it. People believe that the bus got buried under the rubble due to the fall of the rock. Not only this, many other vehicles also got stuck in the debris. As soon as the information about the accident was received, the police team rushed to the spot. Apart from this, NDRF and Army have also been called for rescue work.
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Union Minister of State for Home Amit Shah has spoken to the Himachal CM and promised all possible help. According to the information revealed from the sources, the incident took place at around 12:45 am. When many other small vehicles including buses and trucks were also buried along the mountain. Bhavanagar SDM Manmohan Singh said that as soon as he got the information, he immediately set out to reach the spot. Stones are still falling at the spot, due to which rescue operations are facing a lot of difficulties.
A landslide reported on Reckong Peo- Shimla Highway in #Kinnaur District in Himachal Pradesh today at around 12.45 Hrs. One truck, a HRTC Bus and few vehicles reported came under the rubble. Many people reported trapped. ITBP teams hastened for rescue. More details awaited. pic.twitter.com/ThLYsL2cZK
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