At around 4:30 PM on Thursday a Tipper truck with sand freight tumbled down into 300-400 feet deep gorge at village Bering under Pakyong District in which three succumbed and 2 injured. Three were declared dead at Pakyong Hospital, whereas 2 injured are being referred to STNM Sochyagang Hospital , Gangtok.
Deceased are identified as Pem Tshering Lepcha (26), Suren Rai (42) and Binod Rai (42). Injured are identified as Shanti Ram Dangal (36) and Suraj Rai ((18).
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