Driver goes missing as jeep plunges into Karnali river

Published On: February 25, 2020 12:33 PM NPT By: Dhan Bahadur Budha

JUMLA, Feb 25: Driver has gone missing in the Karnali river when the jeep plunged into the river at Lalighat of Narharinath rural municipality on Tuesday morning. 

According to District Police Office Jumla, the jeep driver Chakra Bahadur Khadka is missing in the river, however, passengers are safe as he had started backing up the vehicle (Ga 1 Ja 4141) after emptying it. 

The jeep en route to Lalighat from Raskot fell off the road and get plunged in the Karnali River. According to eyewitnesses, only the roof of the jeep is visible. “We are making our best efforts to pull the jeep out from the water,” said Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) at Kalikot Police Shyamlal Oliya adding “Driver is suspected to be inside the vehicle.”   

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