Bhadrapur – A person was killed and others four were severely injured in a jeep accident took place early this morning at Jhiljhile of Jhapa along the East-West Highway.

The District Traffic Police Office, Jhapa confirmed the death of Sandip Karki, 29, of Udaypur in the accident occurred at 3:00 am.

According to the office, a Scorpio jeep (Me 1 Ja 4533) en route to east from west overturned on the road as driver lost control over the vehicle all of a sudden, leaving five passengers including Kakri critically hurt. All of them were rushed to the Birtamod-based B&C Hospital where he died amidst treatment.

The injured are Raju Basnet and Gopa Poudel of Kakarvitta, Gyan Bahadur Budathoki of Mechinagar-10 and Gopi Gajurel of Kamal Rural Municipality-7. (RSS)