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Three killed, three injured in Musikot jeep accident


 |  Kathmandu

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Three persons died and three others sustained injuries when a Bolero jeep met an accident in Musikot Municiplaity-1, of Rukum West.

The jeep (Karnali Province 2001 Cha 0413) heading to Musikot-4, Chhinkhet from Khalanga met with the accident on Sunday evening.

The deceased have been identified as Saugat BK, 27, of Thakurbaba municipality-5, Kaligaudi (Bardiya), Dharmendra Shrestha, 30, of Gurbhakot municipality-8, Mehalkuna (Surkhet), and Jit Bahadur Karki, 19, of Barahatal Rural Municipality-5, Baddichaur (Surkhet).

Police Inspector Bakhat Shahi, also the spokesperson of the District Police Office, Rukum West, informed that the accident took place when the vehicle fell 200 meters off the road.

According to him, the critically injured were rescued from the accident site and taken to the district hospital Salle where they were pronounced dead in course of the treatment.

The injured are Sujal BK, 17, of Banfikot Rural Municipality-4, Chhinkhet of Rukum West, Dilip Thapa, 26, of Thakurbaba Municipality-5 (Bardiya) and Tikaram Khanal, 27, of Kaligaudi of the same municipality.

As informed, the condition of BK and Khanal is critical. They were referred to Nepalgunj for further treatment after providing general treatment at the district hospital.

Injured Thapa is undergoing treatment at the district hospital.


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