4 killed, 6 hurt in Baglung jeep fall

POKHARA: As many as four persons died on the spot and six other sustained injuries when a jeep fell some 700 metres below the road in Baglung district this morning.

The deceased have been identified as Humen Kaucha and driver Tul Bahadur Pun of Jaljala, Mukta Paija of Simaak , Nara Bahadur Sherbuja of Ranasingh in the district.

The jeep (Dha 1 Ja 184) that was heading towards Kharwang from Jaljala of the district veered off the road in Badip of Badigad Rural Municipality, according to eye-witness.

According to police, the four-wheeler veered off the road after a brake failure.

All the injured were airlifted to Kathmandu for treatment, according to Western Regional Police Office, Pokhara.