GULMI, Nov 23: Five persons died in a jeep accident that occurred at Satyawati Rural Municipality in Gulmi district last night. Four other persons have sustained injuries in the accident that took place at Kutdanda.
The accident happened at 2:30 this morning as the jeep (Lu 2 Chha 5340) fell off the road after a brake failure on its way to Satyawati from Ridi, Gulmi. The deceased have been identified as Jhalak Somai, 51, Tika Rahadi, 55, Ran Bahadur Sinjapati, 47, Milan Taramu, 30, and Jamuna Somai, 43, according to Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Madhav Raj Kharel of the District Police Office, Gulmi.
Police said that injured Karbolin Somai, Chetman Sinjali, Gir Bahadur Rahadi and Khandan Somai have been taken to Palpa hospital for treatment.