Two dead, 14 injured in Salyan jeep accidentThe jeep carrying revellers meets with an accident causing fatalities, police say.
Two people died and 14 others were injured in a jeep accident at Tirthapole of Salyan district on Friday evening.
According to police, the jeep carrying revellers returning to Kaagkhola in Sharada Municipality-12 after visiting a fair at Chhatreshwari Rural Municipality-5 met with an accident at around 5pm causing the fatalities.
The deceased are a 52-year-old woman from Sharada-15 and a 70-year-old woman from Sharada Municipality-12. They died while being rushed to Salyan District Hospital for treatment, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Nabin Karki at Salyan District Police Office.
He added the injured are being treated at different hospitals in the district.