Massive landslide in the state of Himachal Pradesh has wreaked havoc over the region resulting in the loss of lives of many. Due to the massive landslide in Kotroopi area of Mandi district during the early morning hours of Sunday, two Himachal Road Transport Corporation buses were washed away wherein at least 50 people have been reported to have been killed.
Out of the two, one of the buses was travelling from Manali to Chamba while the other one was also travelling from Manali to the Katra region in Jammu. Since about 2 am, rescue operations have been underway. The busy national highway has been blocked with around 250 meters-wide debris.