At least 27 children got killed after a school bus plunged off a mountain road in Himachal Pradesh, police sources said.
Senior police officials said they had so far recovered 27 bodies and said the death toll could increase.
The school bus was carrying over 30 children and it swerved off the road only to fall into the gorge. Rescue teams have reached the scene of accident and recovery operations are on.
The children were studying at a private school in Nurpur town, 300 km from Shimla.