Namchi, 19 Nov:
Six people were killed in a fatal road accident that took place at Lower Tarku in South Sikkim on 18 Nov evening.
Driver of the vehicle, Bhim Rai  along with Chandra Bahadur Gurung  and Nar Bahadur Gurung  died on the spot while Tilak Gurung , Nar Maya Gurung  succumbed to their injuries at Namchi District Hospital. One-year-old Joel Gurung died at Central Referral Hospital in Gangtok.
The vehicle [Mahindra Max[ bearing registration number SK/01/J/0888 carrying 12 occupants reportedly tumbled 350 ft below the road near Mangley at Lower Tarku in South Sikkim. The vehicle was plying towards Yangang from Namthang after attending a marriage ceremony.
Other injured occupants are Nirman Gurung , Dil Rupa Gurung , Man Bahadur Gurung , Dawa Diki Gurung , Devi Lal Gurung , Aukshana Gurung  and Tanush Gurung. They are admitted at Singtam Hospital for treatment.
The case is registered Temi PS u/s 279, 338, 304 ‘A’ IPC, against driver of the vehicle.