20 kids feared dead as school bus falls into gorge in India

23 children die in India when school bus plunges into gorge

23 children die in India when school bus plunges into gorge

The adults killed included the bus driver, two teachers and another woman, officials said.

"At this time, Omaha Public Schools administrators, Student Transportation of America and OPS Student Transportation are cooperating with the Omaha Police Department as they investigate the incident", said OPS spokesperson Monique Farmer.

The mishap took place in the state's Kangra district in Nurpur city.

Indian authorities have launched investigation into what caused the bus to lose control at the edge of a gorge, dropping some 200 feet to the ground in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. NDRF teams have been rushed to the spot and rescue efforts are underway in full swing in Kangra's Nurpur.

The bus was on its way to drop students to their homes.

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According to her, all the dead children were aged under 10 years. The bus was so badly crushed that workers had to "cut open the body of the bus" with rods and stones to rescue passengers.

Some children are still trapped inside the mangled bus, news agency IANS reported.

The Himachal Pradesh government will soon formulate new policies on power and mining while steps have been initiated to boost the hill state's tourism potential, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Monday. "I have spoken with the Chief Secretary, Director General and Deputy Commissioner".

'I am deeply anguished by the loss of lives, ' Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a tweet.

The union said it would return to the bargaining table with Autobus Lucien Bissonnette, which also services Trois-Lacs school board in Vaudreuil-Dorion, if the employer increased its wage offer.

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