Five killed, nine injured as wedding jeep crashes in Dhanusha

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Kathmandu: At least five persons died as a jeep carrying wedding guests met with an accident in Dhanusha district. The accident left nine injured, according to police.

The ill-fated jeep (Ba 1 Ja 8293) en route to Mahottari from Itahari met with the accident at Birendra Market in Dhanusha along the East-West Highway at four in the morning.

A preliminary investigation by police found that the overspeeding jeep lost its control. 

Of the deceased three are female, one is male, and one is a minor, said police.