Tanahun jeep crash: Deceased and injured identified

Two people died in a Bolero jeep accident in the inner road section of Anbukhaireni Rural Municipality-1, of Tanahun district on Monday morning.

According to the District Police Office, Tanahun, the deceased have been identified as 72-year-old Asbir Gurung of Anbukhaireni Rural Municipality-6, Chhapiswanra, and 17-year-old Tulasi Gurung of Byas Municipality-9 Gajoude.

Asbir died on the spot while Tulasi was being treated at New Medical College in Chitwan.

A Bolero jeep, Ba 18 cha 5921, carrying people met with an accident this morning in the inner road section of Baradi-Hilekharka. Sixteen people sustained injuries in the accident.

According to the police, 15-year-old Subina Gurung of Anbukhaireni Rural Municipality-6, Pughar, 67-year-old Man Bahadur Gurung of the same place, 38-year-old Sukmaya Gurung, 6-year-old, Elisa Gurung, 19-year-old Sabita Gurung and 10-year-old Shishir Gurung of Bandipur Rural Municipality-3, Sukhaura, were injured in the accident. The injured are being treated at Anbukhaireni Hospital.

Similarly, 56-year-old Somlal Gurung of Ambukhaireni-6, 70-year-old Bhakkulal Gurung of Pugharphant, 56-year-old Sher Bahadur Gurung, 36-year-old Asmaya Gurung, 10-year-old Diksha Gurung, 52-year-old Sete Gurung, 38-year-old Rajkumar Bishwakarma of jeep driver of Ambukhaireni-1 Giranchaur, Anbukhaireni- 36-year-old Chijkumari Gurung, 18-month-old Sushan Gurung and 37-year-old Sunita Gurung of 6 Chhapaswanra were injured.

According to the police, they are being treated at New Medical College in Chitwan.

​According to the police, the accident happened when the jeep went out of control and fell down about 500 meters from the road.



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