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Monsoon landslide kills 45 in northern India: official
Shimla, India, Aug 13, 2017 (AFP) - A massive landslide in mountainous northern India swept two packed passenger buses off a hillside Sunday into a deep gorge, killing 45 people, an official said.
The coaches had stopped for a tea break around midnight Saturday in Himachal Pradesh when tonnes of rock and mud swept away an entire stretch of a highway, roughly 200 kilometres (124 miles) from state capital Shimla.
Rescue teams reached the ...