DOTI — At least 8 people were killed and 7 others injured in a jeep accident here in Jijodamandu-8 of the district on Tuesday night.
According to the District Police Office, Doti, the deceased have been identified as Dr Jayraj Panta (62), Gudi Panta (55), Sabitra Panta (52) of Jijodamandu-8, Doti, Dr Ganesh Panta (61), Keshab Raj Panta (59), Harina Tamata (36), jeep driver Chetram Balayar of Banlek-1 and Janaki Tamrakar (17).
The injured have been identified as Navrata Panta (45), Gaurav Panta (30), Laxmi Nepali (9), Dhan Mabadur Tamata (38), Kalawati Tamata (38), Anita Tamata (22) and Dhauli Tamata.
Although the injured were rushed to the Dadeldura Hospital, some critically injured have been taken to Dhangadhi for further treatment.
The incident occurred when the jeep (Na 1 Ja 3294) heading towards Jijodamandu from Bangdungrisain veered off the road and fell some 500 metres down at around 9 pm.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.