17/02/2017 3:30 PM IST | Updated 17/02/2017 3:39 PM IST

32 Injured As School Bus Overturns In Himachal Pradesh's Mandi

"The accident took place due to over speed of the bus."

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MANDI -- At least 32 people including the driver sustained injuries after a school bus overturned in Samlehu-Dehar of Sundernagar area in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district on Friday.

The accident took place at around 8.50 a.m. when the bus carrying children and teachers of Vivekanand Public School overturned.

"The accident took place due to over speed of the bus.The driver lost control over the vehicle and it overturned," said Hitesh Lakhanpal, DSP, Mandi.

"The passengers have been admitted to the hospitals in Sundernagar and Bilaspur areas. The children sustained injuries but are out of danger," Lakhanpal added.

The matter is being investigated.

Further details are awaited.

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