Kathmandu : Three persons were killed in a jeep accident at Chhatreswori Gaonpalika-4 of Salyan district on Saturday evening.
The jeep (Lu 1 Ja 2911) heading to Sukhaodhar of Rolpa from Tulsipur of Dang district met with an accident at Chhatreswori Gaonpalika-4 of Salyan. Three persons including the driver died on the spot.
The deceased have been identified as Bhim Bahadur Wali, 35, of Gangadev Gaonpalika-7, Bhim Raj Budha, 17, of the same place and Gaj Bahadur Budha, 65, of Gangadev Gaonpalika-5, according to the District Police Office.
The other five occupants of the jeep are safe, said District Police Office Spokesperson Inspector Laxman Wali.
Though the cause of the accident could not be ascertained, police estimate that the accident may have taken place due to high speed.