WOMAN KILLED IN ROAD MISHAP AT AMBITHANG


One 43-year-old woman was killed in a road mishap on Saturday afternoon around 1.30 p.m. here at Ambithang near Mangan in North Sikkim.

The deceased,identified as BuddhamotiLimboo, hailing fromMangshila,worked as an Accredited Social Health Activist[ASHA] under Thingchim Primary Health Sub Center.

The ill-fated Mahindra Savari vehicle was plying to Mangshila from Mangan when the vehicle, failing to make the climb at Ambithang tumbled down the road.

The body of the deceasedhas been handed over to family members after autopsy at District Hospital Mangan. The driver of the vehicle, BuddhimanLimboo, has been arrested by Mangan Police.

There have been many accidents on the Ambithang stretch in the past and the public have pleaded with the BROseveral times for maintenance of the said spot.