One killed, 15 injured in Dhading jeep accident

Published On: October 6, 2016 09:19 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

MALEKHU (Dhading), Oct 6: One person died and 15 others were injured when a passenger jeep met with an accident at Tasarpur VDC on Thursday evening. 

The accident took place at around 8:00 pm when the Jeep reached a place called Kamrang from Ratmate in the district, according to former Chair of the VDC Ganesh Waiba. 

The deceased has been identified as local resident Nisha Thapa. Seven of the seriously injured were rescued and are being taken to the hospital, Waiba said. 

The jeep was reportedly carrying passengers more than its capacity for the same and it met with the accident at a rough patch of the dirt road. The jeep fell 50 meters below to get stuck on a tree. Further details of the accident are awaited. RSS 

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