Four killed, 19 injured in Palpa jeep accident

Published On: February 7, 2017 07:35 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

Palpa, Feb 7: Four persons were killed and 19 others injured when a jeep plunged downhill from a steep trail on Monday night at Sridanda of Dovan VDC – 4 Palpa. 

The deceased have been identified as Yam Bahadur Gaha, 26, Jasbir Bakabal, 41, Min Bahadur Thapa, 31, and Hari Prasad Rana, 42, of Dovan – 2, according local, Yam Prasad Poudel. 

The injured passengers are being treated at Butwal hospital, District Police Office said. The ill-fated jeep (Lu 1 Ja 2689), which was part of a marriage procession with a musical band, fell 120 meters below when negotiating a steep rough trail as it climbed down the hill.

Four of the injured passengers are reported to be in critical condition. RSS 

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