Eight Dead, Five Injured In Pyuthan Jeep Accident

Eight Dead, Five Injured In Pyuthan Jeep Accident

05 Feb, 2022
By Salim Miya Rising Nepal

 Bijuwar, Feb. 5: Eight people have been killed and five others injured in a jeep accident in Pyuthan on Saturday early morning. 

The deceased have been identified as Basanti Khadka, 40, Keshari Khadka, 29, Bal Bahadur Budha, 50, Khim Bahadur Khatri, 32, Nandi Khadka, 52 of Gaumukhi Rural Municipality-6 and Bipana GC, 18, of Naubahini Rural Municipality-6, Lungki. 

According to Devi Prasad Gaire, Inspector of Police, District Police Office, Pyuthan, six persons died on the spot and two others died in the accident at Gaumukhi Rural Municipality-6, Liwang Okharpata.

He said that Basanta Khadka, 39, and his daughter Alisa Khadka, 11, died at the District Hospital, Bijuwar while undergoing treatment. Five persons, including a bride and groom, have been injured in the accident.

Critically injured bride Rima GC, Naresh Khadka and Hari Budha Magar have been referred.

The injured grooms Dan Hadur Khadka and Sabitra GC are undergoing treatment at the District Hospital, Bijuwar.

The jeep had fallen about 150 meters from the road. The jeep (Ga 1 Ja 5092) had met with an accident at around 3 am in the morning on Saturday while returning from Naubahini-6 Lung of Pyuthan with the bride. According to the injured, there were about 13 passengers in the jeep.