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western nepal: Eight killed and 5 injured in accident in Nepal: Police

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KATHMANDU: A passenger car carrying a newly-wed couple and a few of the marriage ceremony attendants skidded off a hilly highway in Western Nepal on Saturday, killing eight individuals and injuring 5 others, police mentioned.
The accident occurred within the nation’s Pyuthan district when the jeep certain to Libang of Gaumukhi rural municipality from Lung of Naubahini rural municipality carrying the couple and their marriage ceremony attendants skidded off and fell 150 metres down the highway.
“A minimum of eight individuals died and 5 others sustained accidents within the accident,” a senior police official mentioned.
Six individuals died on the spot and two others died whereas present process remedy in a neighborhood hospital.
“5 individuals together with the bride and groom had been injured within the incident,” the official mentioned.
Comparable accidents are widespread in Western Nepal throughout winter as a result of dense fog and slippery roads.
Final yr in November, a passenger bus skidded off the highway in Western Nepal, killing a minimum of 12 individuals and wounding practically 20.

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