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Missing man confirmed dead

Oct 27, 2010

(Fire Update) A passenger travelling from Thimphu to Trashigang, who was reported missing in the Bumthang fire mishap, has been confirmed dead. The body of the deceased was found from the ruins of Sonam Hotel at around 10 am today.

The missing man was staying at the Hotel at the time of the accident. The detail of the deceased is not clear at the moment.

In one of the worst major fire disasters in the country, 59 shops including hotels in the Chamkhar town in Bumthang were burnt to ashes by the fire which started at around 1:45 am yesterday.

A 25-year-old man was also killed in the mishap.

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