Landslide blocks mid-hill highway

Published On: September 7, 2022 11:26 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

SINDHULI, Sept 7: The Khurkot-Ghurmi road section along the Mid-Hill Highway has been obstructed due to landslides. 

Dry landslide occurred at Golanjor Rural Municipality-1, Kudule in Sindhuli had disrupted the highway. 

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) at the District Police Office, Bimal Raj Kandel shared that vehicular movement was completely halted on the road section after landslide continued to occur since 4 AM on Wednesday. 

Vehicles plying through the mid-hill highway from eastern mountainous districts have been stranded on the road after highway disruption, he added. 

A team of the Area Police Office, Khurkot is now removing landslide debris to bring back the traffic. Locals have joined hands to clear off the road, he informed. 

"Landslides continue to take place since early this morning," said Vice-Chairperson of Golanjar Rural Municipality, Jwala Prasad Neupane. 

Hundreds of passengers have been stranded along the road.


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