KASKI, Jan 17: Two people were killed and seven others sustained injuries when a jeep met with an accident at Yamdi along the Pokhara-Baglung highway on Saturday evening.
Nine people were travelling in the jeep (Ba 2 Cha 7410) heading towards Pokhara Bazar from Hemja.
Prakash Pun, 50, and Chitra Pun, 52, of Pokhara Metropolitan City-10, who were critically injured in the accident, died in course of treatment on Saturday night, the District Police Office Kaski said. Pun died at the Western Regional Hospital while Chitra Pun breathed his last at the Manipal Hospital in Pokhara. The injured are receiving treatment at Sahara Hospital.
Meanwhile, one person died in a road accident at Aapgachhi of Itahari Sub-metropolitan City in Sunsari district of Province 1 on Saturday evening. Police identified the deceased as 30-year-old Bikram Chemjong of Dharan Municipality-10. Chemjong was riding a motorcycle and going towards Dharan from Itahari when it collided with a truck, instantaneously killing him, the District Police Office Sunsari said.