HP- LD LANDSLIDE - At least 27 die in Himachal landslide, toll likely to rise
Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.
Shimla, August 13 (PTI) A massive landslide buried two Himachal Pradesh roadways buses, killing at least twenty seven persons and injuring several others at Kotpuri near Padhar on the Mand–Pathankot national highway, officials said.
The toll was set to rise as over 50 passengers were travelling in the two buses hit by the landslide which was triggered by a cloud burst, they said.
"Twenty seven bodies have been recovered, and of these thirteen have been identified," an official said.