2 killed, 3 missing in Sunkoshi jeep plunge

Sindhuli, October 07 .  Two people have been killed while three others have gone missing when a jeep en route to Kathmandu from Ghurmi of Udaypur plunged into the Sunkoshi River near Nimche Bheer on Tuesday.

The ill-fated bolero jeep (Ba 1 Ja 3789) plunged some 80 feet down into the river after colliding with a motorcycle coming from opposite direction.

According to police, there were 11 passengers on board the jeep. Search operation is being carried out for the missing ones. The injured ones are being taken to the Capital for treatment. The deceased, a man and a woman, have not been identified yet, police said.