SOLUKHUMBU, Feb 28: As many as 10 people were injured in a jeep accident at Ghurmi in Katari Municipality-14 in Udayapur district on Wednesday.
The accident took place when the ill-fated jeep, Na 1 Ja 4549, en-route to Kathmandu from Okhaldhunga fell some 100 meters down the road. According to DSP Ananta Sharma of Okhaldhunga District Police Office, all the injured have been ferried to Kathmandu for treatment.
The condition of driver Man Bahadur Suruwar is said to be critical, according to police.
Those injured in the accident are Shambhu Prasad Regmi of Dhanusha Badeshwar-4, Goma Subedi of Khotang, Yogdhwaj Khatri of Dolakha, his son Yogesh Khatri, Jwala Dahal of Okhaldhunga, Bhoj Kumari Koirala , Raj Kumar Khadka of Kathmandu, Sanjiv Rai and Tara Devi Rokaya of Okhaldhunga, said Police Inspector Chandra Rajbangsi of Area Police Office, Katari.