At least 25 people were killed when a bus carrying a groom fell into a ditch in India. The accident took place in Birokhal area of ​​Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand state on Tuesday night. There were 40 passengers in the bus.

According to an NDTV report, the bus fell into a 500 meter deep ditch on its way to a village. The State Disaster Response Force and the police rescued 21 passengers alive in an overnight operation. The injured have been admitted to a local hospital.

State police chief Ashok Kumar shared a video footage of the rescue operation at the accident site on Twitter. It was seen that the injured passengers were taken to a safe place.

(05 October/MI)