Panchthar, May 7: As many as eleven persons sustained injuries in a jeep accident that took place on Sunday in Panchthar district.
The jeep (Ko 1 Ja 2385) bound for Phidim met with an accident on Sunday morning at Chubandanda of Athrai along mid-hill highway stretch.
The jeep fell off the road at the turning point.
Of the injured, the condition of three is critical . They have been referred by District Hospital in Phidim to Dharan-based BP Koirala Academy of Science for further treatment.
They include Gita Kattel, Tulasa Baskota and Jamuna Kattel.
The rest are receiving treatment at the district hospital in Panchthar. They have been identified as Diksha Ingnam, Bimala Subedi, Dipsan Rokka, Jamuna Oli, Sushila Neupane, Ramesh Gautam, Chakra Ingnam and Rupa Ingma.
There is possibility of some of them being referred to other hospitals for further treatment, according to District Hospital in Panchthar district.