KATHMANDU, March 2: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has expressed sorrow over the demise of 11 people in a jeep accident in Darchula district on Friday.
Oli tweeted on Saturday to pay tributes to seven women, three men and one girl child killed in the jeep crash. "I wish speedy recovery for the driver who was seriously injured in the incident," Prime Minister Oli said in his tweet.
हिजो राति दार्चुलाको राताकाठामा भएको जीप दुर्घटनामा परी ज्यान गुमाउने ७ महिला, ३ पुरुष र १बालिकाप्रति हार्दिक श्रद्धाञ्जलि प्रकट गर्दछु। दुर्घटनाका एकमात्र घाइते जीप चालकको शीघ्र स्वास्थ्य लाभको कामना गर्दै मृतकका आफन्त, परिवारजनप्रति गहिरो समवेदना व्यक्त गर्दछु।
Oli has also expressed heartfelt condolence to the relatives and families of those killed in the incident.
Altogether 11 people including a girl child lost their lives when the jeep met with an accident in Duhu Rural Municipality in Darchula on Friday evening.
The accident took place when the ill-fated jeep, Ma 1 Ja 280, heading to Hikila from Darchula plunged some 300 meters down into the Mahakali River at 8 pm yesterday. Driver Dipak Dhami, who was rescued from the crash site, was immediately taken to India for further treatment.