Udayapur, June 13
One person was killed while three others were seriously injured in a road accident at Pokharidanda in Tapli rural municipality-4 of the Udayapur district.
The accident involving a passenger-carrying SUV took place on Saturday evening, according to the District Police Office.
The deceased has been identified as Indra Bahadur BK, 60, of Dudhauli municipality-1, Sindhuli.
Likewise, the injured are jeep driver Dak Narayan Shrestha, 35, of Katari municipality; Jhagar Bahadur Sarki, 30, and Damber Bahadur Tamang, 26, of Tapli-4, police say.
Only four people were travelling in the vehicle (Ba 18 Cha 1567) when it fell some 200 metres below the road after the driver lost control of the vehicle, the DPO Chief Bhim Prasad Dahal says.
The injured are undergoing treatment at the Katari Hospital.