Kalikot: Three people have died when a jeep heading to Surkhet from Mugu met with an accident today.
The accident involving a jeep (Bhe. 1 Cha. 4412) took place at Tilagufa-5 Khallagad in the district. Another seven people were injured.
The deceased have been identified as 21-year-old Akkal Bishwakarma, 21-year-old Ramesh Budha and 25-year-old Sudarshan Sejuwal of Gamgadhi in Mugu, according to Kalikot Police Chief Jaishwar Rimal.
One person died on the spot and two died during treatment at the Karnali Institute of Health Sciences’ hospital.
The injured are undergoing treatment at the same hospital in Jumla, police said.