Kaski: Two people have died and seven others have sustained injuries when a jeep they were travelling on crashed at Yamdi on the Pokhara-Baglung Highway on Saturday evening.
Nine people were travelling on the vehicle (Ba 2 Cha 7410) heading towards Pokhara Bazar from Hemja. It veered off the road and fell some 25 metres from the road.
Prakash Pun, 50, and Chitra Pun, 52, of Pokhara metropolitan city-10, who were critically injured in the accident, died in course of treatment on Saturday night, the Kaski District Police Office said.
Prakash died at the Western Regional Hospital while Chitra breathed his last at the Manipal Hospital in Pokhara.
The injured are receiving treatment at Sahara Hospital.