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Bus accident victims cremated

Dec 23, 2010

Under the command and support of His Majesty the King, the Zhung Dratshang conducted the cremation for those who lost their life in the bus accident yesterday.

The cremation was presided over by the Yangbi Lopen from the central monastic body.  A release from the Zhung Dratshnag says that, His Holiness the Je Khenpo gave Semso to all bereaved families and commanded all Dratshangs in 20 Dzongkhags to perform Moenlam and offer Karmi Tongchoed.

His Holiness will also perform Mithrup Tongchoed at Punakha Dzong.

Following the accident, the Prime Minister Lyonchhen Jigmi Y Thinley visited the hospital and met all the injured passengers yesterday.  The Prime Minister, who was accompanied by the cabinet ministers, also inspected the bodies of the accident victims and met the bereaved family members.

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