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10 hurt in Morang jeep accident

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MORANG — At least 10 people were injured when a jeep they were travelling in met with an accident at Yangsila of Morang district on Tuesday morning.

The incident took place after the Bolero jeep (Me 1 Ja 1229) skidded off the road and fell some 100 metres down at around 10 am, according to police.

Among the injured, three persons are in critical condition, the Eastern Regional Police Office, Biratnagar informed.

Critically injuredJanuka Century, Karuna Lawati and Rajendra Limbu of Kurumba-1 are receiving treatment at the Birat Nursing Home, police said.

Ajay Century, Kusal Rai of Kurumba-1, Sumitra Rai of Sakphara, Ilam, Samata Tamang of Limba-8, Kamala Rai of Ibhang, Sanu Limbu of Damak, Jhapa, Chaitu Rajbansi of Dhulabari sustained minor injuries in the incident.

They are undergoing treatment at the Damak-based Namaste Hospital,Police informed.

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Finance Committee meeting deferred until 1 pm today





KATHMANDU— The meeting of the Finance Committee under the House of Representatives that was scheduled at 9 am today has been postponed until 1 pm.

The meeting was put off for lack of a quorum, said Chairperson of committee Krishna Prasad Dahal. Until 9:30 am, only nine members of the 25-member committee were present in the meeting.

Issues relating to capital expenditures and non-budgetary release of fund were scheduled for discussion in the meeting.

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