One killed in road mishap

PALPA: A driver of a jeep carrying a wedding procession died and four others were injured when a rock fell on the jeep at Jordhara of Masyam VDC-4 along the Siddhartha highway on Monday. The jeep was headed for Manigram of Rupandehi from Pelkot of Syangja. Driver Amar Bahadur (37) died on the way to Butwal for treatment, district traffic office, Palpa, said. Meena Regmi (17), Leela Lamichhane (16), Bhim Bahadur Pathak (30) and Meena Pathak (15) were injured in the accident. — HNS