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27 people injured in Dang jeep accident

- RSS, Tulasipur

Nov 8, 2018-

As many as 27 people were injured, five of them seriously, when a jeep they were travelling in met with an accident at Tulasipur of Dang on Thursday. The jeep was carrying a team of Deusi-Bhailo cultural revellers, police said.

Two of the critically injured persons have been taken to Ghorahi and three to Nepalgunj for advanced treatment.

Nepal Police and Armed Police Force (APF) had rescued the injured passengers and taken them to the Rapti Zone Hospital at Tulasipur. The jeep (Lu 1 Cha 7516) met with an accident at Motipur Gate along the Tulasipur-Ghorahi road section.

Police said the jeep overturned as it was carrying more people than its capacity. The jeep driver is absconding.

Published: 08-11-2018 23:14

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