Himalayan News Service

Dipayal, January 11

Five persons were killed and eight others injured when a truck fell off the road at Gorepani, Doti, yesterday.

The truck (Ba 1 Ga 1495) fell 100 feet down into Seti river.

Four passengers died on the spot and one died while being taken to Nepalgunj for treatment.

One passenger is still missing.

The deceased have been identified as Ram Tara Subedi, Bambaiya Saud, Sukra Bahadur Saud, Chandra Saud and truck driver Jagat Saud.

The locals and security forces took injured to Sujang Hospital, Doti, Team Hospital, Dadeldhura and Nepalgunj for treatment.