Wednesday 28th February 2024

Gorkha jeep accident: Identity of deceased confirmed


Published on : 23 June, 2023 5:12 pm

Identity of all five persons dead in Gorkha road accident occurred early morning today has been confirmed.
According to Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Leelaraj Lamichhane, the deceased are Nabina Thapa, 17, Prabin Thapa, 19, Niraj Thapa, 19, and Bir Bahadur Thapa, 24, of Sahid Lakhan Rural Municipality-5, and Than Bahadur Thapa, 64, of ward no. 4 of the same rural municipality.
Twelve others were injured in the accident. Of the injured ones, three are referred to Bharatpur-based hospitals from Anbukhairani in Tanahun.
The jeep (01-023 Cha 4427) was carrying the participants of a wedding ceremony from Chilingkot village to Taklung village in the rural municipality. The newly-wedded couple had travelled by the next vehicle, it is said.
The accident occurred after the jeep plunged some 200 meters off the road at around 3:00 this morning.

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