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Two die in Palpa jeep crash

- Post Report, PALPA

Aug 6, 2018-

Two persons died when a jeep fell into a ravine, nearly 60 metres down the road, at Thimure Deurali area of Ribdikot Rural Municipality-6 in Palpa district on Saturday.

Police said the bodies of Bibek Poudel, 26, and Tanka Chalaune, 36, of Tansen-10 were recovered only on Sunday, as the crash impact had triggered a landslide, partially burying the vehicle.

Search operation was also affected by rainfall. The jeep (Ba 1 Cha 8970) was headed towards Tansen, the district headquarters, from Ribdikot.

 In a separate incident, a boy died and four others were injured when two motorcycles collided at Pathalaiya-Nijgadh segment of the East-West Highway in Bara district on Sunday.

Police said five-year-old Amit Kumar Yadav of Khesraha, Rautahat, died in the accident. The boy’s parents and two others were injured. (PR)

Published: 06-08-2018 08:07

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