KATHMANDU – Minister for Home Affairs Bal Krishna Khand has directed the line agencies to pay special attention to reduce the road accidents in the hilly region.
Minister Khand gave such instructions to the officials of the line agencies today while taking stock of the road accident occurred at Chhedagad Municipality-5 in Jajarkot district on Monday, Minister Khand’s press coordinator Madhu Sudan Bhattarai said.
Minister Khand has also directed the agencies to facilitate to take the dead bodies to the families.
Similarly, the security agencies in the district have also been directed to work for the reduction of road accidents in Jajarkot.
According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, a total of 12 persons including nine on the spot were killed in the mishap occurred at Chhedagad Municipality-5 along the Mid-Hill Highway in the district when the jeep (Karnali State 20-001 Cha 0429) fell some 200 metres off the road.