Kathmandu: The police informed, in an incident that took place in Rukum district in the mid-western region of Nepal killed at least seven people and four others got injured as a passenger jeep carrying 11 people skidded off the mountain road.
While explaining the incident to the media, Deputy Superintendent of Police Prabinlal Shrestha went on to say, “Seven people were killed when the jeep carrying 11 people skidded off the mountain road, and plunged into a gorge at Sisne Rural Municipality in Rukum.”
Shrestha informed, four were killed on the spot while three were pronounced dead in course of treatment in a hospital.
According to the information given by the police official, the four injured have been airlifted to the capital of Kathmandu.
The jeep was en route to Rukamkot area from Dhaulapaira area of Rukum district when it met the accident at Sisne Rural Municipality yesterday evening.