Six killed in Bolero mishap

Accident: Six people were killed on the spot after a Bolero pick up truck veered of the road and plunged about 1,000 feet into the Gamri River near Riju, Trashigang yesterday.

A lone woman who survived the accident was rushed to the hospital.

While five of the deceased were adults (four males and a female), one was a five-year old girl. Although four bodies were recovered, police, dessups and locals are still looking for the bodies of the driver and the child as of yesterday evening.

Sources said the incident was reported to police at around 4pm.

The driver, from Samkhar gewog was driving towards Trashigang after visiting his daughter, a student at Rangjung higher secondary school.

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