One dead, 24 injured as Dalhousie-bound bus overturns in Chamba

, 4:40 PM IST

New Delhi: One person was killed and 24 others injured when a bus overturned in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday, police said.

Vikram Singh, a resident of Tundi, was killed, while 24 were injured when a Dalhousie-bound private bus overturned and rolled down a road near Pataka (Sinhuta) in the district, they said.

The injured were admitted to Tanda Medical College Hospital in Kangra, police said.

An ex-gratia of Rs 10,000 has been given to the kin of the deceased and Rs 5000 to the injured by Amit Mehra, SDM Sihunta who had come to visit the accident site.