English | Dzongkha Wednesday, September 19, 2018

One killed, four injured

Sep 19, 2011

UPDATE: The earthquake yesterday has killed one and left four injured. The 43-year-old woman was killed in Chhukha while she was fetching water form a river side. Falling boulders hit her and buried her.

The woman is survived by her husband and four children.

The four injured are believed to be seriously injured. According to preliminary reports, the four injured were reported in Haa and are undergoing treatment at the National Referral Hospital here in Thimphu.

They were injured when trying to escape from the quake. They were hit by a beam.

Also in Chhukha, four schools, three Basic Health Units, and three RNR centres have been damaged.

In Dagana, two RNR centres, three schools, five geog centres and a Basic Health Unit have been damaged.

Similar reports of damages are also reported in other parts of the country.

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