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PALPA: Tragedy struck in Palpa’s Ribdikot on Wednesday as a rolling stone hit a moving jeep, resulting in the loss of three lives.
Five passengers sustained injuries in the incident, according to local authorities.
Om Prasad Pokhrel, the Ward Chairman of Ribdikot Rural Municipality-2, stated that the incident occurred when a rock descended onto a jeep bearing license plate Lu 1 J 4600.
The jeep was en route from Gulmi’s headquarters, Tamghas, to Butwal.
Pokhrel stated that the incident transpired at a location where road expansion efforts were actively underway.
The wounded passengers have since been transported to Palpa Mission Hospital for medical treatment.