“41 persons have been killed in a bus accident at Rajera in Chamba district ,” said Sunil Chaudhary DM Chamba .
“The private bus was on way to Chamba from Bharmaur and it skidded off the road and fell into a gorge this morning ,” he said .
The bus fell into a 250 feet deep gorge .The accident spot is some 400 km from Shimla . Most of the dead are said to be locals . Police and local villagers helped retrieve the bodies .
Mountainous Chamba district borders Jammu & Kashmir .