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Four dead, 19 injured in jeep accidents

DOTI/DOLPA

Apr 22, 2018-

Four people died and 19 others were injured in two separate jeep accidents in Doti and Dolpa districts on Saturday. Two of the injured are reportedly in critical condition. In Doti, a Mahindra Bolero met with an accident at Shikar Municipality-3, killing three persons and injuring 16 others. The vehicle skidded off the road from a sharp bend along the steep rough road. Khinturi Bhul, 40, Kati Bhul, 32, and Suraj Bhul, 14, of Shikar died in the crash, said police. In Dolpa, a person died and three others were injured in a jeep accident at Tripurasundari Municipality-5 in the remote Karnali region on Saturday. 

The Tribeni-bound jeep (Lu 1 Cha 5466) swerved off the road and plunged into the stream around 35 metres deep. Police identified the deceased as Ramkala Jaisi, 60, of Aathbiskot-9 in Rukum district. She had come to Dolpa to work at the under construction Jajarkot-Dunai road. (PR)

Published: 22-04-2018 10:02

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