Himachal: Narrow escape for passengers in avalanche-hit bus

Shimla, Mar 25 (UNI) 17 bus passengers had a narrow escape when their vehicle was hit by an avalanche near Teling Nala on the Keylong-Manali road on Sunday.

The avalanche knocked down the window panes of the Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) bus, leading to panic and chaos.

The bus travelling from Keylong to Kullu was hit by the avalanche near Teling Nala, where the vehicle had been stuck for one and a half hours between snow walls.

As a piece of ice fell on the bus, the tense passengers rushed out of the vehicle.

All 17 passengers were safe. The Border Roads Organisation jawans removed the ice and sent the bus to Kullu.

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