Palpa—At least four persons went missing as flooded stream swept away a passenger jeep in Nepal’s Butwal District last night. The jeep with a number plate Lu 1 Ja 1217 met with an accident at Tinau Khola in Mathagadhi- 3 Sarai, informed District Police Office Palpa.
Missing have been identified as Usha Shrestha, 29, Tilbir Gaha, 40, his wife Maya Gaha and Padam Bahadur Magar, 40. According to information they were returning back to home after having wedding party and the accident occurred at midnight.
Nepalese Army, Armed Police Force, Nepal Police and locals are searing the missing ones. The search operation is being difficult from the increasing level of water due to the incessant rainfall of last night.