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1 killed, 11 injured in Parbat jeep accident

1 killed, 11 injured in Parbat jeep accident

A person died and 11 others were injured when a jeep met with an accident at Goudamuni in Durlung of Kushma Municipality-3, Parbat on Saturday.

The jeep (Ga 1 Ja 5229) carrying passengers was heading towards Durlong from the district headquarters Kushma when the incident occurred last night.

Sheetal BK (7) of Kushma-3, who was seriously injured in the accident, died during the course of treatment at a local hospital, according to Suman Niure, Chief of District Traffic Police Office, Parbat.

Prince Chhetri (4) and Chandrakala Chhetri (50) of the same place, who were injured in the incident, have been sent to Gandaki Hospital Pokhara for further treatment.

Likewise, Three-year-old Saurabh BK, Shanti BK (23) Krishna Prasad Padhya (70), Nishan Pariyar (16), Hiradevi Magar (55), Min Bahadur Chhetri, Amrit Sharma (47), Bhajat Sharma (76), Amar BK (16) of Pokhara, who were also injured in the accident, are undergoing treatment at the local health facility.

The jeep reportedly fell some 30 meters from the road.

Police said that they have arrested the jeep driver for necessary action.