Six Children were killed alongside their Driver and 12 more injured after their Bus fell into a Gorge in Northern India.

The Driver of the bus also died in the Accident, while seven injured students were said to be in a critical condition after their Vehicle crashed in the Himalayan Mountains.

All children aboard were between four and 14 years old.

Careless Driving and bad, narrow and winding roads in the Himalayas cause frequent Accidents, with Vehicles often slipping into deep gorges.

In India an Average of 150,000 people die in road Accidents each year.