Balewa– The death toll from a jeep accident occurred at Jaimini Municipality-8, Chhisti of Baglung on Tuesday has reached four.
Karna Singh Pun, ward-8 member informed Tulsi Pun, accountant at Janakalyan Secondary School, Elina Pun, Priyanka Pun and Jyoti Pun, students of the same school died when the jeep (Dha 1 Ja 791) met with accident at Rapungabhir of Chhisti.
Injured Dhana Shrish, Bishna Shrish, Sangam Shrish and Samjhana Pun are undergoing treatment at Western Regional Hospital Pokhara, shared the District Police Office.
Likewise, Krishna Pun, Sabina Thapa, Nandakali Shrish, Nirmala Pun and Puja Pun are being treated at Dhaulagiri Zonal Hospital.
Shanker Thapa Chhetri, a police constable at Police Post Belbagar, informed that the jeep was carrying 30 passengers. The jeep carrying students and guardians met with the accident while returning home after attending the anniversary function of the school, shared Leela Rana, deputy mayor of Jaimini Municipality. ---