One killed, seven injured in road accident
Kathmandu : One person has died and seven others were injured in a road accident that took place in Nishikhola rural municipality of the district.
The accident took place on Wednesday evening when a jeep (Ga. 3 Cha. 2713) carrying passengers was heading towards Chapkhani from Bahungaon in the rural municipality.
The deceased has been identified as the jeep driver 26-year-old Kamara Rokka, according to the District Police Office, information officer Bijaya Bhandari.
The injured are Prem BK,54, Birmala BK,27, one-year-old Subash BK, 24-year-old Mani BK, 21-year-old Ratana Sunar, six-year-old Yojan BK of Nishikhola-3, and five-year-old Satya Lohar of Devinagar, Rupandehi.
The BK family and relatives were reportedly returning home after a religious event at Bahungaon when the incident took place.
The injured are undergoing treatment at Burtibang primary health centre. The reason behind the accident is not yet known.