Eight hurt in Darchula jeep accident

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BAITADI: At least eight passengers were injured in a jeep accident in Shailyashikhar Municipality-9 of Darchula district in far-western Nepal on Saturday afternoon.

The injured are yet to be identified, according to police.

Mahakali Yatayat's jeep (Ma 1 Ja 128) had left Gokuleshwar for Balanch when it met with the accident at Ganjari, Gokuleswar, said Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Kedar Khanal at the District Police Office.

The injured were taken to the Gokuleshwar Hospital in the district where they are receiving treatment.

The jeep driver, identified as Tej Singh Dhami, fled the incident site, according to police.