"Six schoolchildren aged 4-14 years have died when the bus they travelled in plunged into a ravine in the state of Himachal Pradesh in northern India. Even the bus driver was killed and 12 other children are severely injured, seven of them, the condition is critical, said the police."
"All the children were pupils at a school in a remote part of the state, which is located in the mountain range of the Himalayas. The cause of the accident is not known, but the roads that meander up the foothills in the area are narrow and accidents are common."
"Around 150 000 people die in traffic accidents in India every year."