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16 killed in road accident in northern India

Updated: 2013-10-21 19:41
( Xinhua)

NEW DELHI - At least 16 people were killed Sunday evening when a bus in which they were traveling rolled down a gorge in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, said police Monday.

The incident took place near Kaladungi town as around 50 people were in the bus returning from a marriage held in Barapatthar area of Nainital district of the state.

The driver lost control of the bus while negotiating a turn and the bus skidded off the road and fell down in the gorge after breaking the divider, said police.

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