KHOTANG — At least 10 persons were injured in a jeep accident that took place in Khotang district on Friday.
The ill-feted jeep (Na Ja 3616) en route to Diktel, the district headquarters, from Katari of Udayapur met with an accident at Arkhaule in Halesi Tuwachung Municipality of Khotang district after its rear tires went off their place when it was running.
The injured have been identified as the driver Dipak Darji of Katari Municipality-10, Tej Kumari Rai and Pashupati Rai of Kepilasgadhi Rural Municipality-2, Nanda Kishor Rai and his wife Kaushila Rai of Itahari in Sunsari, Prithibiraj Rai of Rupakot Majhuwagadhi Municipality-10, Madan Gurung and his wife Pramila Gurung, Ganga Gurung of Itahari Sub-Metropolitan City-2 and Kamaljyoti Rai of Itahari Sub-Metropolitan City.
Four of them-Prithibiraj, Nanda Kishor, Kaushila and Deepak-were rushed to Kathmandu for treatment, according to police.
The remaining six are receiving treatment at District Hospital in Diktel for treatment, informed DSP Nabin Kishor Pradhan of District Police Office in Khotang.