Bus plunges into gorge in India; kills 25 on board
A bus in northern India plunged into a gorge, leaving at least 25 dead and 20 others injured, officials said.
Police told the Press Trust of India news agency there were 45 to 50 people on board the bus, all of whom were part of a wedding party, when it fell Tuesday evening into a gorge in Pauri district in Uttarakhand state.
State police and the disaster response force worked alongside locals to rescue 21 people Tuesday night at the site of the crash, police chief Ashok Kumar tweeted.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said all possible assistance will be given to those affected and that rescue operations are still underway.