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Okhaldhunga Jeep Accident: Five dead, 14 injured


Nepalnews
2021 Nov 15, 13:46,
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At least five persons died on the spot and 14 others sustained injuries in a reveler-ferrying jeep.

A Bolero jeep (01022 Cha 9694) of Province-3 met with the accident at Sikaridanda in Sunkoshi Rural Municipality-9 this morning. As informed, all the passengers were the revelers heading to offer worship at Champadevi Kakani Temple and attend the Ekadashi fair.

According to District Police Chief Govinda Raj Kafle, those deceased have been identified as  Mithumaya Magar (35) of Siddicharan Municipality-10, Betini Rupse, Tulasa Magar, 17, of the same place, Khagendra Magar (age unknown) and one another (who is yet to be ascertained).

The jeep carrying 18 passengers had fallen off around 600 meters from the road, Kafle further informed.

Those critically injured were airlifted to Kathmandu for treatment, shared Sunkoshi-9 ward chair Jhanak Kumar Karki. Police and locals had rescued those injured in the road mishap.

Other injured are being treated in Okhaldhunga community hospital.

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