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Landslide claims three lives

Kinley Wangchuk, Samdrup Jongkhar
Jul 12, 2018

Three men died after they were buried by landslide in Philooma Chiwog of Orong Gewog in Samdrup Jongkhar. The incident happened around 4:20 pm yesterday.

The men were workers constructing farm road in the chiwog.

They were carrying out drilling works, which is thought to have triggered the slide.

The body of one of the dead was recovered yesterday and the other two today.

One of the deceased was from Trashigang, while the other two were from Samdrup Jongkhar.

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