Huge explosion in Sarpang, 4 killed and 2 wounded

Published on Dec 31 2008 // Main News

Gelephu, December 31: A huge blast from a detonator planted underground on the road near Singay village in Sarpang district claimed the lives of four injuring two yesterday.

Department of forest mentioned that those who met the scene were foresters were on a tractor, which was massively blown up early morning.

Locals in Singay village reported that several rounds of gun-fire were heard early 3 am.

"The attackers fired us mercilessly," said one of the injured victims in Gelephu hospital adding, "They looted SLR and some mobile sets."

The regime-mouthpiece Kuensel  suspected  the involvement of Communist Party of Bhutan quoting the spokesperson of Bhutan Police. Bhutan News Service