Two killed, five injured in Morang road accident

Published On: March 1, 2024 10:39 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

MORANG, March 1: Two individuals died on the spot while five others were injured in an accident this morning at Belbari-3, Morang district, along the East-West Highway. Police Inspector Tej Bahadur Dahal confirmed that the accident took place when a tipper truck collided with a jeep en route to Phidim in Panchthar.

Inspector Dahal stated that the tipper truck (Pra 1 Kha 9676) hit the jeep (Me 1 Ja 2856), resulting in the fatalities. The deceased have been identified as Yadu Kanta Bhattarai, 52, and Gita Khanal, 44, both residents of Kamal Rural Municipality, Jhapa.

Five other individuals sustained critical injuries in the accident and are currently receiving medical treatment at Neuro Hospital, Biratnagar.

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