7 killed in jeep crash

- Post Report, RAMECHHAP

May 27, 2016-

At least five people were killed and nine others injured when a jeep skidded off the road and plunged some 150 metres in Okhreni-1 of Ramechhap district on Thursday. 

The vehicle belonging to BP Yatayat Service was en route to Himganga, Ramechhap from Kathmandu when it met with the accident, confirmed Inspector Makhan Lal Yadav of District Police Office, Ramechhap. Police said the deceased have not been identified yet. Security personnel, with the help of locals, 

have been carrying out rescue work. Tikaram Lama, a local volunteer involved in the 

rescue efforts, said the number of casualties might increase. (PR) 

Published: 27-05-2016 08:29

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