Mugu jeep accident: death toll reaches four

The death toll in the Mugu jeep accident has reached four. All four killed in the accident are from Humla district, according to police.

Deputy Superintendent of Police in Mugu, Mahesh Basnet, informed that a jeep (Ga 1 Ja 7762) heading to Mugu from Shorukot met accident at Sipkopahira of Mugu on Monday evening. All four killed in the accident are from Humla, he added.

There were nine passengers including driver in the jeep. DSP Basnet further said, “Those killed ones are Ram Pariyar from Sharkegad Rural Municipality-2, and Prakash Bohara from Simkot Rural Municipality-2. Full identity of two others is yet to be established.”

Two died on the spot while two others breathed their last during treatment at Tarapani Basic Health Post.

Three passengers including driver were injured seriously in the incident, DSP Basnet said, adding that they were in need of better treatment for serious injury.