5 killed, 2 injured as jeep falls off road in Lamjung

KATHMANDU: As many as five people have been killed and two were injured in a jeep accident in Beshisahar, Lamjung district headquarters, on Thursday morning.

The deceased have been identified as Kushi Ram Ale, Musa Tamang, Bharat Thapa and Basanta Shrestha of Beshisahar municipality-13 and Nanga Bahadur Gurung of Khudi Nauka of the district, District Police Office, Lamjung, informed.

It has been learned that the jeep fell some 200 metres off the road.

The injured Hira Ale and Akkal Bahadur Tamang have been sent to Pokhara-based Manipal Teaching Hospital for further treatment after receiving primary treatment, the DPO Lamjung said.

Reason of the incident has not been ascertained yet.