Thirty-three Nepal Army personnel were injured when a vehicle carrying army personnel met with an accident at Saukharka on the Bhimdutta Highway.
The NA personnel were returning back after clearing off the highway blocked by heavy snowfall on Saturday night when the incident took place.
The vehicle of the Garud Battalion based in Dadeldhura reportedly fell some 50 meters below the road. Of the injured, three are in critical condition, according to Captain Prem Bogati of the Battalion.
The injured personnel are undergoing treatment the Sub-regional Hospital in Dadeldhura.