Kathmandu : One person has died in a jeep accident at Mohanyal in Kailali district. Fourteen people have been injured in the accident. The condition of one of them is critical, police said.
The jeep (Sup Pra 01001 CHa 2623) carrying 16 passengers from Doke Bazaar in Ghodaghodi of Kailali to Pandaun met with an accident at Bas Pani of Mahonyal Village Municipality Ward No. 4 on Sunday.
The deceased has been identified as Kaviraj Bhandari, 60, of Pari Mohanyal Gaonpalika-2. Khadka Rawal, 60, of Ghodaghodi-8 has been referred to Kohalpur for further treatment. Others are undergoing treatment at the local Ghodaghodi Hospital, said Prateek Bista, spokesperson of the District Police Office, Kailali.
Police said that the jeep fell down about 200 meters on the road due to brake failure.