A cellphone video caught the dramatic moment Sunday when rocks began to fall from a mountain slope in India’s Sangla Valley, triggering a deadly slide that killed at least eight tourists.
The tourists, from Delhi, and their driver died when a boulder crashed into their minibus in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh, The Indian Express reported. Two of the 11 people in the vehicle escaped with injuries.
The bridge collapsed into the water when it was struck.
Kinnaur Deputy Commissioner Abid Hussain Sadiq told the Express that it was a bright, sunny day, and the landslide was unexpected.