Shimla: Three persons died last night as a private bus met with an accident at Matadevi temple area near Chitkul in Sangla valley of Kinnaur district. While Chander Lal, driver of the bus, was killed on-the-spot, two other persons, namely Ranjeet Singh and Pratap Singh of Chhitkul village, succumbed to their injuries while on way to the community health centre in Sangla. Only four persons including the driver were in the bus at the time of the accident. The fourth person, Devender Singh, was admitted to CHC, Sangla. The ill-fated bus was on its way from Sangla to Chitkul.