The damaged jeep
WALING: Fourteen people have died and 13 others sustained injuries after a jeep met with an accident at Panchamul in Waling municipality-14 of Syangja.
All the injured have been taken to Pokhara for treatment, said Chief District Officer of Syangja Raju Paudel.
According to District Police Office, Syangja, a jeep, Ga 2 Cha 3026, heading to Waling carrying voters from Shikre veered off the road and fell some 150 meters down the road at Walling-14 Arkhalabas.
The deceased have been identified as Pravin Kunwar, Kuldeep Kunwar, Tekkala Kunwar, Jamuna Kunwar, Januka Kunwar, Dem Kumari Kunwar, Kumari Kunwar Harikala Kunwar, Bhimkala Kunwar, Pot Kumari Kunwar, Gyan Dali Kunwar, Phul Devi Kunwar, Mina Kunwar and Maya Pun.
Similarly 13 people including Among the injured are Netra Bahadur Kunwar, Saraswati Kunwar, Anish Kunwar, Bel Maya Kunwar, Jamakali Kunwar, Gyan Maya Kunwar, Bhull Bahadur Kunwar, Kavita Kunwar, Kushal Kunwar, Kaushal Kunwar, Sita Kunwar and Gaumati Thapa sustained injuries and are undergoing treatment in hospital.
A joint police team led by DSP Dhakendra Khatiwada of Ward Police Office, Waling, carried out a rescue work with the help of locals.