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Two killed in accident

Oct 21, 2011

Two men have been killed in an accident at Sorchen on the Thimphu-Phuentsholing highway after the truck they were travelling in veered off the road and plunged 150 feet.

The accident took place around 8:40 am this morning.

One of the victims, a 26-year-old, was driving the truck.

The other victim was 70-year-old. He boarded the truck with his 40-year-old daughter at Tshimalakha.

The daughter has survived with minor injuries.

Police in Pheuntsholing cited over speeding as the cause the accident.

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