News reader dies in road accident

Summit Report

Gangtok, 12 Jan:

In a tragic incident, two women lost their lives in a road accident at 12th Mile on the way to Nathula, East Sikkim.

The accident occurred at around 2-2:30 pm today when the two ladies were returning to Gangtok from Nathula. The vehicle they were travelling in skidded off the road, it is informed.

The driver is also seriously injured and undergoing treatment. Including the driver, there were only three occupants in the vehicle.

One of the women, 26-year-old Aruna Adhikari, was a young and upcoming newsreader at Summit Times. The other fatality in the accident was of Laxmi Tamang