Six die as jeep sinks

RAUTAHAT: At least six members of a family, including a pregnant woman died after a jeep they were travelling in submerged in floodwaters on the road in Rajpur Phardahawa Rural Municipality, Rautahat, on Sunday.

The deceased have been identified as Chandan Yadav, his pregnant wife Sharmila Yadav, their three years old daughter Chhoti Kumari, his mother Sunita, his aunt Lalita and his brother Saroj of Paroha Rural Municipality in Rautahat. The family was taking Sharmila to a health post for delivery in the jeep through the waterlogged road.