Four killed in Baglung, jeep veers off steep hill

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BAGLUNG — Four persons were killed in a road accident at Badhigad rural municipality-5 in Baglung district today.

The deceased have been identified as Tul Bahadur Pun, 27, Harman Kaucha, 39 of Badhigad rural municipality-4, Narayan Serbuja, 36, of Badhigad rural municipality-8 and Mukta Bahadur Paija, 60 of Badhigad rural municipality-5, said Deputy Superintendent of Police, Anil Kumar Khadka. They died on the spot in the incident.

The accident took place when a jeep (Dha 1 Ja 184) heading towards Gwalichour from Jaljala fell some 700 metres off the road. Pun was the jeep driver.

Tek Bahadur Paija, Balmati Paija, Dinesh Paija, Deepshikha Paija, Bhim Bahadur Shrish and Bhim Serbuj were injured in the same accident, said police. Preparation is underway to airlift the injured to Kathmandu for treatment. RSS