One killed in jeep Gulmi jeep accident

GULMI: A person was killed when a jeep he was traveling in met with an accident at Khaltung Khola of the district on Wednesday.

The District Police Office Gulmi, identified the deceased as 18-year-old Kishor KC of Badigad-9, Baglung. KC is the assistant driver of the jeep. The jeep driver Prem Bahadur KC, 21, of Badigad-9, who was seriously injured in the mishap, has been taken to Lumbini Medical College and Hospital, Prabas, Palpa for treatment.

The jeep (Lu 1 Cha 9911) was heading towards Bhimgithe, Badigad Rural Municipality of Baglung from Darling of Malika Rural Municipality-2, Gulmi district when the incident took place last night.

The jeep fell some 150 metres down the road, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Dilli Narayan Pandey. A police team from Paudi Amrai has already reached the accident site for rescue. Preliminary investigation shows that the jeep veered off the road due to brake failure, police said. RSS

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