6 killed, 4 injured in Sunsari jeep accident

INARUWA: As many as six people were killed and four others injured in a road accident that took place at Koshi Katan of Koshi Rural Municipality-4 along the East-West Highway in Sunsari district on Monday night.

The two victims identified include 40-year-old Sanjeev Kumar and Gonu Kumar of Laxminiya, Supaul district, Bihar State of India.

According to the District Police Office, Sunsari, the Scorpio jeep with registration number BR 06 PB 6418 going in westward direction suddenly ran out of control and overturned, killing three passengers on the spot and three others succumbed to their injuries during the course of treatment at Golden Hospital in Biratnagar.

Of the deceased, the bodies of three passengers whose identities are yet to be established, have been kept at the District Hospital, Inaruwa.