Bus falls into river, 44 dead

Private bus plunges into India river, killing at least 44 people.

Reut Hadar,

India
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At least 44 people were killed on Wednesday when a bus fell into a river near the city of Shimla, India.

Shimla is the capital of the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.

Initial investigations show the bus was a private bus.

Indian authorities reported the bus fell into a gorge with 56 people on board.

The reason for the incident is not yet clear.

Israel's Foreign MInistry is investigating whether any Israelis were injured.




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