BAGLUNG, Jan 7: One person has died and seven others were injured in a road accident that took place in Nishikhola Rural Municipality of the district. The accident took place Wednesday evening when a jeep (Ga 3 Cha 2713) carrying passengers was heading towards Chapkhani from Bahungaon.
The deceased has been identified as jeep driver Kamara Rokka, 26, according to the District Police Office, information officer Bijaya Bhandari. The injured are Prem BK, 54, Birmala BK, 27, one-year-old Subash BK, Mani BK, 24, Ratana Sunar, 21, Yojan BK, 6, of Nishikhola-3, and Satya Lohar, 5, of Devinagar, Rupandehi. The BK family and relatives were reportedly returning home after a religious event in Bahungaon when the incident took place.
The injured are undergoing treatment at Burtibang Primary Health Centre. The reason behind the accident is not yet known.