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Man dies in accident

Apr 8, 2011

A 33-year-old man died on the spot when the landcruiser he was driving went off the road in Monggar. The accident took place on April 6 between 4 to 5 pm at Latongla, 8 kilometres away from Sengor towards Monggar.

The deceased succumbed to head injury after the vehicle he was driving fell 150 metres below the road.  He was all alone at the time of the accident. He was heading to Monggar from Thimphu to meet his family.

According to sources, the deceased last contacted his friends at about 4 pm to inform that he had arrived at Sengor. After he failed to turn up, the police were informed. The deceased’s family sent a search party towards sengor last night. Since it was dark, the party could not see anything so they halted the night there.

The body of the deceased was found early yesterday morning. Police said fog and rain in the area could have caused the accident.

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