One killed, seven injured in Baitadi jeep accident


Photo: Gokarna Dayal/TRN

By Gokarna Dayal, Baitadi, Jan 30: One person was killed and seven injured when a jeep met with an accident at Dogadakedar Rural Municipality, Baitadi. 

A jeep with a registration number (001002 Ja 1537) heading from Kalagaun to Sillegadha of Dogadakedar Rural Municipality, veered off some 100 meters down the road to stream at Kataujapani, Dogadakedar-2, 2:45 PM on Tuesday. 

The deceased have been identified as 15-year-old Manisha Bista, while, the injured have been identified as 30-year-old driver Bhupendra Bista and 65-year-old Ganesh Bista of  Dogadakedar -8, Bire Luhar, aged 50, Ghumara Bista, aged 26, Krishna Bista, aged 50, Hari Maya Bisata, aged 70, and 17-year-old Mahesh Bista. 

Dr Sushil BK of District Hospital, Baitdai, said that two are in critical condition of the seven injured. The critically injured, Bhupendra Bista and Ganesh Bista, are referred to Dhangadhi for further treatment. 

Nanda Raj Joshi, Police Inspector of the District Police Office, Baitadi, said that the injured have been taken to the district hospital for treatment. 

Further investigation into the matter is underway. 

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