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Six killed in jeep accident in Koshi Katan


Inaruwa, July 3 (RSS): Six people were killed and four others injured in a road accident that took place at Koshi Katan of Koshi Rural Municipality-4 along the East-West highway in Sunsari district last night. 

The victims include 40-year-old Sanjeev Kumar and Gonu Kumar of Laxminiya, Supaul district, Bihar State of India. The name and address of only the two Indian nationals out of the six persons killed in the accident has been ascertained, according to the District Police Office, Sunsari. 

The accident happened as the jeep with registration number BR 06 PB 6418 which was going towards the west from the east suddenly lost its balance. Three people travelling in the Scorpio jeep died on the spot while three others succumbed to their injuries in course of treatment at the Golden Hospital in Biratnagar. 

The bodies of three people killed in the accident but whose identities are not known have been kept at the District Hospital, Inaruwa.