10 feared dead in Dolpa jeep accident

KATHMANDU: Ten persons are feared dead in a jeep accident in Dolpa district.

Identities of the deceased have not been ascertained yet.

The incident occurred when the jeep (Bhe 1 Cha 1610) -- en route from district headquarters Dunai to Tripurakot in Tripurasundari Municipality -- fell into Bheri River from Batase Odhar, Thuli Bheri Municipality-9 in the district.

It has been learnt that two persons have been rescued alive.

There were 12 people travelling in the vehicle.