Two killed, seven injured in road mishap

4 April 2021, Gorkha

Two people have been killed and seven others were injured in a road accident at Rangrung in Salikot rural municipality-2 of Gorkha district.

The accident occurred last evening when a jeep — Na. 5 Cha. 3298 — returning from Barpak fell off some 200 meters down the road.

The deceased have been identified as Thakur Duwadi, 48, and Rameswar Neupane, 50, of Bichaur in Dudhpokhari rural municipality-2, Lamjung, according to DSP at the District Police Office, Gorkha Prakash Dahal.

Seven others were injured in the accident, of which the condition of two is reported to be critical.

The injured were rushed to Chitwan after undergoing primary treatment at Gorkha Hospital.

The seriously injured are Bishnu Neupane, 31, and Anil Marhatta,28, of Dudhpokhari rural municipality-2, Lamjung district.

Other injured are Amrit Duwada,18, Bishnu Duwadi,30, Bishnu Duwadi,29, of the same locality, Santosh Tamang,20, of Besisahar municipality-1 and Suhil Nara of Byas municipality-1 in the same district, DSP Dahal said.

The jeep was reportedly hired by the occupants for a visit to Barpak.

Further investigation into the incident is underway.

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