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All eight killed in Udayapur jeep accident identified



Gaighat, March 14: All those eight people killed in a jeep accident at Mainamaini of Belaka-7, Udayapur district, have been identified.

The jeep (Ko 1 Ja 2593) was heading towards Dakshin Ghoretar of Bhojpur from Dharan when it met accident at around 10.30 am today. Police said the jeep fell some 300 metres off the road.

Seven were killed on the spot while one died amidst the treatment in Dharan-based BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences.
Police preliminary assessment is that the accident might have occurred on the slope as the jeep was carrying more passengers than its capacity.

According to the District Police Office, Bhojpur, the deceased are driver Man Bahadur Basnet, 40, of Itahari-9 in Sunsari; Parbat Maya Rai, 70, Chandra Prakash Rai, 23 and six-month-old child Bisang Chamling of Hatuwagadhi rural municipality-2 in Bhojpur; Raj Kumari Rai, 32, of Hatuwagadhi-5, Padam Bahadur Thapa, 68, Kamala Adhikari, 45, of Hatuwagadhi-9, and Kishan Rai, 42, of Hatuwagadhi-5.

Among them, Kishan Rai died in course of the treatment, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Sudip Raj Pathak said. #Nepal


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