2009 in Bhutan

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2009
in
Bhutan

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The following lists events that happened during 2009 in Bhutan.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

September[edit]

  • September 21 - A 6.1 magnitude earthquake occurs in eastern Bhutan and is felt in northeast India, Tibet and Bangladesh, leaving at least 10 dead.[1]
  • September 22 - Rescue teams scour eastern Bhutan after at least 11 people are killed by an earthquake which struck the region.[2]
  • September 23 - Prime Minister of Bhutan Jigme Thinley describes an earthquake which hit the Himalayan kingdom on Monday as "one of the biggest disasters in recent times".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Quake kills at least 11 in Bhutan, shakes Assam". 21 September 2009. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Quake rescue teams scour Bhutan". 22 September 2009. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Bhutan PM laments quake disaster". 23 September 2009. Retrieved 13 January 2015.