At least 5 passengers died, while several others were feared trapped after a boulder fell on their bus on Badrinath Highway on Tuesday. The incident was reported from Lambagad slide zone on the route. The accident occurred following a landslide in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district early today.
The vehicle was carrying a total of 11 people, while it was hit by a boulder, which fell from the hillside after a landslide.
A team of the police is present at the spot as rescue operations are underway.
According to sources, 3 pilgrims have so far been rescued from the accident spot, while efforts to extricate the others are on.
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