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.