One killed, six injured in Rukum jeep accident

RUKUM: A person died in a jeep accident at Aathbiskot Municipality of Rukum district today.

District Police Office, Rukum informed that the jeep (Ra 1 Ja 5902) met an accident while it was en route to Gotamkot from Chharebag of Aathbiskot Municipality.

The deceased has been identified as Karna Budha (32) of Gotamkot, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Rajendra Prasad Dhamala.

Likewise, six passengers were injured in the incident. Two of the injured have sustained critical injuries.

The critically injured are Bhupendra BK (24) of Aathbiskot Municipality-5 and Prajeet BK (23) of ward 4, police informed. Both the injured were referred to Nepalgunj for further treatment.