Monday, 19 September 2016

Excavator operator in Sikkim was killed on the spot when his excavator met with an accident

A 31-Year-Old Excavator operator was killed on the spot when his excavator met with an accident and fell about 150 mtrs into a gorge at KM 13.550 along Gangtok – Chungthang road. The vehicle had reportedly gone missing since the evening of September 17 and was found by the search party in the morning of September 18 at KM 13.550.

The victim was identified as Phurba Tamang, R/O Pothamchin-1, Ugangse District, Kalimpong, a CP Driver under 129 RCC (GREF).The dead body was forwarded to STNM Hospital, Gangtok for post mortem examination.

A case under section 279/304’A’ of IPC has been registered at Phodong Police Station.