One killed, 12 injured in jeep accident in Baitadi

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Baitadi: One person is killed and at least 12 are injured in a jeep accident in Baitadi district on Monday. The ill-fated jeep with registration number Se 1 Ja 295 met with an accident at Pancheshwor Rural Municipality-5 in Tilakpur along the Dehimandau-Giregada road section, according to police.

The deceased has been identified as 55-year-old Mahadev Bhatta, a resident of Pancheswor-5. “At least 12 passengers including the driver of the jeep were injured in the incident. Of them, one passenger is critically injured,” according to DSP Prem Bahadur Shahi.