new delhi - A landslide in India has cost about 46 people. Most of them were in two regional buses that were diverted by the mud and stone masses. The accident happened near Padhar in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh.
Due to a violent cloud burst suddenly a flow of land, rocks and clutter over the road over 250 meters wide. Besides the buses, some other vehicles were also buried and houses heavily damaged. '46 bodies have been sheltered,' said a rescue worker against a reporter of The Times of India. Five passengers were rescued and taken to a hospital.
It is feared that the death toll rises to over fifty. The search goes on monday.