One dead, five critically injured in Darchula road accident

Published On: September 23, 2022 09:05 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

DARCHULA, Sept 23: A person died on the spot and five others were seriously injured in a road accident that occurred last night at Timla village of Api Himal Rural Municipality-5 in Darchula district.  

The deceased is 18-year-old Dinesh Singh Dhami of Api Himal Rural Municipality-6, according to Chairman of Api Himal Rural Municipality Bhagat Singh Thekre.  

The ill-fated jeep (Ma 1 Jha 233) fell some 200 meters of the road on its way to Makarigad of Api Himal from Latinath of Marma Rural Municipality. 

Altogether nine persons were onboard the jeep. Three persons are rescued by police personnel and local residents. Five others are receiving treatment at Latinath Health Post, according to police.


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