CHITWAN: Five passengers were killed in an auto rickshaw accident in the district on Saturday evening.
According to police, the rickshaw, Na 1 Ha 6409, was heading to Chaukidanda from Rapti Municipality-4, Chepangmarg when it made with the fatal accident at around 6 pm.
Chitwan Police Spokesperson Ek Narayan Koirala said one person has sustained serious injuries in the mishap.
The identity of the one deceased has been ascertained, according to the police.
The deceased is Shyam Prasad Tiwari of Kusma.