Death toll of Jajarkot jeep accident reaches 11

Dainik Nepal

Jajarkot: The death toll of Jajarkot jeep accident has reached 11. Seven of them are from Ward No. 5 in Chhedagad Municipality, Jajarkot district.

The deceased have been identified as the jeep driver Man Bahadur Raut of Bhagawatimai Municipality-2 in Dailekh district, helper Birendra KC and Ammar Khadka of ward no. 3 of the same municipality, Deepak Adhikari, Nainsara Adhikari, Jaikuwara Budha, Ram Bahadur Budha, Devisara Budha, Amar Adhikari and Nisa Adhikari of Chhedagad Municipality-5 and Bir Bahadur Khatri of ward no. 6 of the same municipality, said Deputy Mayor of Chhedagad Municipality, Chandra Bahadur Thapa.

Altogether 12 people were travelling in the jeep. Critically injured Jaibhan Adhikari has been sent to Nepalgunj for treatment, added Thapa.

The accident took place on Monday when a jeep (Karnali State 2001 Cha 0429) heading towards Lewa of Chhedagad Municipality-4 from Jewa of ward no. 3 fell some 200 metres off the road. RSS


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