•      Tue Feb 27 2024

Two Bhutanese nationals killed in jeep mishap

Sindhupalchok, Jan 31: Two Bhutanese nationals were killed when a jeep they were travelling in met an accident at Doring cliff, Helambu rural municipality-1 of Sindhupalchok district.

Five people have sustained injuries in the mishap involving the jeep (Ba 2 Cha 4450), said Inspector of Police at the District Police Office, Sanjeev Kumar Yadav.

Police identified the deceased as 33-year-old Abgey and 71-year-old Wangmu. They died on the spot. Four among the injured are Bhutanese and one is a Nepali.

The injured Nepali is 42-year-old Ram Chandra Bhandari of Helambu rural municipality-2, the jeep driver while the Bhutanese include Haiz, 74, Phupa Chhiring, 42, Guchi, 65, and Fang, 56.

The injured have been airlifted to Kathmandu for treatment, according to police. #Nepal