Kalikot Tipper Accident: Two killed, nine injured, six missing
NEPALGUNJ: Two individuals died on the spot, 9 sustained accidents whereas six others went lacking when the tipper lorry they had been travelling on plunged into Karnali River in Sanni Triveni Rural Municipality-1 of Kalikot district, on Wednesday morning.
According to police, the incident occurred when the tipper (Na 8 Kha 5133) carrying a complete of 39 individuals plunged into the river at Lalighat. Remaining 22 individuals — who jumped off the car — are stated to be unhurt.
The injured have been rescued and despatched to a hospital, police knowledgeable.
Police personnel deployed for the rescue operation stated all these travelling on the lorry had been returnees from India and residents of Rajkot Municipality within the district.