Gangtok (Sikkim ): At least Four people were killed and over 40 others were seriously injured, with half a dozen critically when state run Sikkim Nationalised Transport (SNT) bus fell around 400 ft below a gorge from a mountain road at Ambithang in Sikkim.
The accident took place when the bus driver overtook another car at the narrow stretch near and fell on a gorge below .
The bus was on way to Mangan, from Gangtok about 70 km away. The accident took place about 1 km from Mangan.
Army , Police and officials of the district administration have rushed to the spot.
Three bodies were recovered from the bus while 41 others injured were rushed to a hospital in Gangtok where another seriouisly injured succumbed to his injuries .The driver of the bus is stated to be in a critical condition.
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