English | Dzongkha Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Accident kills three

Dec 30, 2010

Three people were killed and another three injured in Dagana today after the payloader, a heavy earth moving machine, they were travelling in went off the road.

They were on their way to the work site from the Khagochen National Workforce Camp.

The payloader went off the road and fell about 50 metres below the road at Laymeychu near Khagochen.

Of the three who died, one was killed on the spot. The other two succumbed to injuries after they arrived in the Dagapela hospital.

The three injured are being treated for minor injuries. One managed to escape unhurt. There were a total of seven people in the payloader.

The accident took place at around 11.15am.

The cause of the accident is being investigated.

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