13 killed, 12 injured in Syangja jeep accident « Khabarhub
13 killed, 12 injured in Syangja jeep accident
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WALING: Thirteen people have died and 12 others sustained injuries after a jeep met with an accident at Panchamul in Waling municipality-14 of Syangja.
All the injured have been taken to Pokhara for treatment, said Chief District Officer of Syangja Raju Paudel.
According to District Police Office, Syangja, a jeep, Ga 2 Cha 3026, heading to Waling carrying voters from Shikre veered off the road and fell some 150 meters down the road at Walling-14 Arkhalabas.
The identities of the deceased are yet to be ascertained.
A joint police team led by DSP Dhakendra Khatiwada of Ward Police Office, Waling, carried out a rescue work with the help of locals.