GULMI: An eight-year-old child died and 13 others were injured while a jeep they were travelling on skidded off the road in Gulmi on Sunday morning.
The deceased has been identified as Bibash Tharu of Durbar Devisthan VDC-8 of the district.
The vehicle (Lu 1 Ja 2529) had fallen about 50 metre down the road in Myalpokhara, Durbar Devisthan-8 of the district at around 7:30 am this morning.
The jeep was heading toward district headquarters Tamghas with 14 passengers.
The injured persons are being rushed to Tamghas for treatment.
Of them, five are said to be in critical condition.
Police said the vehicle met with the accident due to brake fail.