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Seven killed, four injured in road mishap in Rukum

KATHMANDU: Seven persons were killed and four others were injured in a road mishap at Sisne rural municipality-5 of Rukum (East) district today.
The deceased have been identified as Buddhiraj Pun, 31, Kumar Pun, 35, Kiran Pun, 22 of Putha Uttarganga rural municipality-1, Trisana Tulachan, 28, of Uttarganga rural municipality-12, Chhalana Barma, 30, of Uttarganga rural municipality-14, Arjun BK, 28, of Bhume rural municipality and Lalita Pariyar, 22, of Kohalpur, Banke.
According to Deputy Superintendent of Police at the District Police Office, Prabinlal Shrestha, the accident took place when a jeep (Lu 1 Ja 2573) heading towards Lukumgadh from Rukumkot fell some 200 meters off the road.
Similarly, Jaybir Kami, 52, of Musikot municipality of Rukum (West), Pramila Budhamagar, 25, of Putha Uttarganga rural municipality-11, Dhaniram Pun, 27, of Maikot and Samjhana Punmagar, 27, were injured in the accident and they have been airlifted to Kathmandu for further treatment.

Published Date: Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 | 11:05 PM

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