Dhangadhi: Police in Doti said a Jeep so overloaded that passengers were riding on the rooftop, plunged down a 350-meter down the road. Nine people lost their lives while 21 others sustained injuries.
The accident took place when the jeep (Na 3 Ja 32 61 heading towards Dipayal from Shantinagar in Doti fell around 500 meters off the road, said Assistant Sub-Inspector, Jogi Singh Bhandari.
All the injured have been taken to Doti Hospital for treatment. Identity of the deceased has not been ascertained yet.
Police personnel and locals have been carrying out rescue operation.
According to the Traffic Police Office, Doti, details of the accident is yet to be ascertained.