Four persons died and 18 others were injured in a road accident that occurred last night at Bigu Rural Municipality-4 of Dolakha district, police confirmed.

A jeep (Ba 30123 Cha 7580), en route to Bulung from Singati in the district, got into the accident at 10:00 on Monday night, Chief of District Police Office Bheshraj Rijal said.

The deceased have been identified as Binod KC, 35, Radha Khadka, 52, Chandika Thapa, 24, and Ajita Khatri, 45, of Bigu Rural Municipality-3.

The injured persons are receiving treatment at different health facilities in Kathmandu and Dhulikhel.