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Worker from Kerala dies in Bhutan accident

Posted on Aug 19 2014 | IANS

Thimphu, Aug 19 : An Indian worker employed with Jaiprakash Associates at Punatsangchhu Hydro Power Project in Bhutan died after a falling boulder hit him, media reports said Tuesday.

The 43-year-old victim, hailing from the southern state of Kerala, died Sunday while he was drilling a hole, with two other Indian workers, at a powerhouse's vertical pressure shaft at Kamichu of Wangdue district, Bhutan's national newspaper Kuensel reported.

He was rushed to Jaiprakash hospital in Kamichu but succumbed on the way.

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