Darchula: Five persons died on the spot in a road accident in Darchula today. The identity of the deceased has not been ascertained yet.
The accident took place when a jeep (Se 1 Ja 551) heading towards Khalanga from Sailyashikhar municipality met with an accident at Ulani of Shailyashikhar -6.
Similarly, the injured have been rushed to the Gokuleshwor Hospital for treatment, said Police Inspector at the District Police Office, Jagat Magar. Further details of the accident are awaited.