DHANKUTA, Jan 16: Three people were killed and seven others injured in a jeep accident in Phaksiv VDC of the district on Sunday night.
The injured have been identified as Milan Magar, 23, Bikram Magar, 30, and Aita Rai, 25, of Kerabari VDC-7, Morang.
The accident took place after a Land Rover Jeep, Ko 1 Cha 818, bound for Phaksiv VDC of Dhanjuka district from Kerabari VDC-7, Morang veered off and fell some 100 meters down the hilly road at Leutitar last night, Traffic Police In-charge Surendra Khadka told Republica Online.
The injured are undergoing treatment at BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan.
Police are investigating the case after taking driver Bikram Roka Sarki under control following the jeep accident.