At least nine persons were killed and six others were injured after a jeep veered off the road and fell some 500 meters down the hill at Hansapur-5, Ratanmare of the district on Sunday. The identification of the deceased is yet to be ascertained. According to police, the jeep, Lu 1 Ja 4878, was heading for Banskateri of Gulmi from Sandhikarka, the district headquarters, when it met with the fatal accident. The injured have been rushed to Arghakhanchi District Hospital. The accident site is 30 kilometers away from the district headquarters.