Two non-Bhutanese men from Jalapiguri in West Bengal, India, died on impact when the Bolero they were travelling in veered off the road on the early morning of April 22 in Sombaykha, Haa.

Another non-Bhutanese died on the way to Dorokha hospital in Samtse. The other 10 passengers, also non-Bhutanese, were in stable condition and sent back to Jalpaiguri.

The accident occurred on the cliff of Rangtse Nye.

Sources said that the 14 men, who were construction workers, were travelling from Samtse to Haa at the wee hours without a permit.

Staff reporter