BIRGUNJ: Four people died when a jeep overturned in Jurikhet of Bhimpjedi VDC on Friday afternoon.
According to Dileep Karki, Inspecter of Mid-Regional Traffic Police Office at Pathlaiya, the deceased have been identified as cadres of Terai Madhes Loktantrik Party, Parmeshwor Saha and Shree Krishna Yadav from Janakpur and Arun Kumar Yadav and Bhola Kumar Yadav from Mahotari.
The vehicle was on its way to Hetauda from Kathmandu. According to the police, the jeep fell 500 feet from the raod.
Meanwhile, one person was killed when a tanker hit a motorbike coming from the opposite direction in Amlekhgunj section of the Tribhuvan Highway on Friday morning. The deceased has been identified as Pashupatinath Acharya (32) of Birgunj-10. The tanker was heading to Pathlaya from Hetauda.