One killed in jeep mishap in Gulmi

Published On: April 27, 2023 11:28 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

GULMI, April 27: A person was killed when a jeep met with an accident at Khaltung Khola of the district last night. 

The jeep (Registration No. Lu 1 Cha 9911) was on its way to Bhimgithe, Badigad Rural Municipality of Baglung from Darling of Malika Rural Municipality-2, Gulmi district.

The District Police Office, Gulmi, identified the deceased as 18-year-old Kishor KC of Badigad-9, Baglung. KC is the assistant driver of the jeep.

The jeep driver Prem Bahadur KC, 21, of Badigad-9, who was seriously injured in the mishap, has been taken to Lumbini Medical College and Hospital, Prabhas, Palpa for treatment. 

The jeep fell some 150 meters off the road, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Dilli Narayan Pandey. A police team from Paudi Amrai has already reached the accident site for rescue. 

Preliminary investigation shows that the jeep veered off the road due to brake failure, police said.


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