| July 19, 2019

5 die in jeep accident

MYAGDI, May 10: Five persons died on the spot and five others were injured in a jeep accident that took place in Niskot of Myagdi district on Monday.

The accident took place when the jeep, heading toward Niskot from Darbang, fell some 100 meters off a cliff at Kodalibang, according to police. Among the deceased, three were women and two men.

They have been identified as 22-year-old Chuinya BK, 41-year-old Bhaumati BK, 13-year-old Syanukali BK, and 30-year-old Dilsari Pun of Niskot VDC and the jeep driver Man Bahadur Chhantyal, 46, of Takam VDC, according to Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Bishwa Raj Khadka. Khadka further informed that the five injured have been taken to Myagdi District Hospital after basic treatment at Darbang-based primary health center. Some of the injured are said to be in critical condition.