Eight killed as jeep carrying wedding attendants meets with accident in Pyuthan

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Kathmandu: At least eight persons were killed when a jeep carrying wedding attendants met with an accident in Pyuthan district in the wee hours of Saturday morning.

According to Information Officer at District Police Office, Pyuthan Devi Prasad Gaire, the jeep, Ga 1 Ja 6092, heading to Libang from Lung met with an accident killing six persons on the spot. Two others died while undergoing treatment.

Seven persons were seriously injured in the accident. Two of them died and five others are in critical condition.

Police said that the identification of the deceased and the injured is yet to be ascertained.