Monday, June 20, 2011

Two dies in accidents in Sikkim

  • GANGTOK, 19 June: Eighteen-year-old Phoongnam Subba of Sardong died on the spot in a road accident yesterday.
    According to the police sources, the deceased was the pillion rider on scooter being driven by one Aita Hang Subba which met with an accident on Sardong-Dentam Road. The driver of scooter also sustained injuries and is receiving treatment at Gyalshing District Hospital at present.
  • A five-year-old was killed when a boulder rolled down and hit her at Kyongsa Road in West Sikkim yesterday.

    As per Police records, the child was with her mother, who was working on the roadside, at the time of the incident. The boulder rolled down from a landslide zone and crushed both her legs. She was immediately rushed to Gyalshing District Hospital but her injuries were too grievous and she succumbed on the way.

    A case of unnatural death has been lodged with the Gyalshing PS, the official informed.

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