25 dead as bus conveying wedding guests falls off the road


25 people were killed when a bus carrying 40–50 people, including adults and children, fell 1600 feet off a mountain in India.
It was learned that the unfortunate tragedy took place on Tuesday evening, October 4, 2022, in the Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand.

When the bus experienced a tragic crash off the road in the Haridwar district, it was carrying wedding guests returning from Laldhang.

In a statement confirming the news, the Police stated that an overnight operation resulted in the rescue of at least 21 people.

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The statement reads: “Twenty-five people were found dead in the Pauri Garwhal bus accident that took place last night in the Birokhal area of Dhumakot. Police and SDRF rescued 21 people overnight; the injured have been admitted to nearby hospitals.

“Around 40-42 people were on the bus, including women and children. We are in continuous touch with the Pauri police and villagers. So far, 15-16 people have been rescued and sent to the nearest hospital.”
Housewife Murders Seven-month-old Stepdaughter
Meanwhile, a 20-year-old housewife, Lamratu Nasiru has been remanded in the Katsina Custodial Centre for allegedly murdering her step-daughter.

The newborn girl was allegedly beaten on the head with a stick when the suspect and her co-wife Zabbau were arguing.

The seven-month-old infant was seriously hurt by the blow and taken to the public hospital in Musawa, where a licensed doctor pronounced her dead.

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The victim’s mother reported the event to the divisional police headquarters in Matazu, which led to Lamratu’s detention, according to the police prosecutor, ASP Sani Ado, who was testifying in court on Tuesday at the Katsina Senior Magistrate Court.
The defendant is being charged with one count of culpable homicide in accordance with Section 189 of the Katsina State Penal Code Law, 2021.

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