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3 men killed in an accident

Jan 30, 2011

Three men aged 44, 36 and 21 were killed on the spot in an accident in Paro yesterday. The WagonR they were travelling in fell 60 metres below the road near Shaba Middle Secondary School.

The accident took place at around 5:30 pm. The deceased were cousins. The driver and a 17-year-old boy who were also in the vehicle at the time of the accident, have been seriously injured.

The 17-year-old boy is the son of one of the deceased. The driver was immediately referred to the national referral hospital while the 17-year-old boy was taken to the Paro hospital from where he was referred to the national referral hospital today morning.

The WagonR was on its way to Thimphu. The cause of the accident is being investigated.

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