Former home minister and Nepali Congress (NC) leader Purna Bahadur Khadka has been injured in a road accident.
A pick-up jeep (Ba 15 Cha 8354) that Khadka was travelling on has had an accident near Chhinchu of Bheriganga municipality of Surkhet while going to Masina from Birendranagar. The jeep hit the hill by the side of the road.
Khadka has suffered injuries on neck, hands and knees. His bodyguard sub-inspector Sanjeev Acharya has also been injured in the accident.
Khadka and his bodyguard Acharya are being treated at the regional hospital in Kalagaun.