Pokhara, May 6: The death toll of people who died in a jeep accident today morning reached 11. Seven of the people had died on the spot whereas four others died while undergoing treatment in a road accident at Thulakuna of Dhital VDC in Kaski district this morning.
The deceased have been identified as Kami Kancha and his wife of Lwang Ghalel VDC-1.
Likewise other deceased are Bakhat Bahadur Chhetri, Thaila, Saila and Balram Gautam. Identification of a woman is yet to be ascertained, said Police-Inspector, Bhuwaneshwor Tiwari.
The accident took place while a jeep (Ga 1 Cha 3248) was heading towards Milan Chowk of Hemja from Lwang Ghalel.
Other critically injured are undergoing treatment in different hospitals in Pokhara.
This is the second tragedy that has occured in the district in the span of two days. On Saturday, 13 people died and at least nine others were missing after a landslide near Machhapuchhre mountain region triggered a catastrophic flash flood, sweeping settlements and breaching the riverbanks downstream.