Seven injured in auto-rickshaw accident

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Baitadi: Seven persons have been injured in an auto-rickshaw accident near Basali of Dogadakedar Rural Municipality-4 along the Mahakali Highway in Baitadi.

Those injured in the incident are Dhansing Thalal, 34; Bisingh Khatri, 50; Ammara Khatri, 45; Sangita Thalal, 13; Nirmala Thalal, 25; Dhanapati Thalal, 16; and Janak Thalal, 9, from Dilashaini Rural Municipality-6.

In-Charge at Khochlek Police Post, Sub Inspector of Police, Mansingh Pant, informed that all the injured ones were taken to the district hospital for treatment.

The rickshaw was heading to Dehimandau from Gokuleshwor. The passengers were going to visit the Bhagawati Temple at Ningloasaini of Dehimandau on the occasion of the Mahaastami today.

The auto-rickshaw fell 500 meters down the roadway due to uncontrolled speed, it is said.