6 dead in Dadeldhura jeep accident

Six people were killed and five others injured in a jeep accident today at Amargadhi Municipality in Dadeldhura.

A passenger jeep (SUV) coming towards Dadeldhura district headquarters from Bhageshwor VDC fell some 300 meters down from the road near Thulokhola (stream), Deputy Superintendent of Police Prem Bahadur Shahi.

The cause of the accident is not yet known.

Of the dead, five died on the spot while one passed away in course of treatment at the Sub-Regional Hospital, Dadeldhura.

The identities of the deceased are yet to be ascertained, police said. RSS