Three die, one injured in Ramechhap jeep accident

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Kathmandu: At least three passengers died and one got injured when a jeep heading to Okhaldhunga from Kathmandu met with an accident on Thursday morning.

According to Police Inspector Shree Shankar Shrestha, the jeep, Pradesh 3-01-023-Cha-3513, skidded off the road and fell some 600 meters down at Manthali Municipality-6, Hattisar.

The deceased are Lakpa Shrestha, 35, and his wife Puruwa Sherpa. One of the deceased is yet to be identified.

12-year-old Pemba Sherpa who got injured in the accident is being rushed to Kathmandu for further treatment, said Inspector Shrestha.