Landslides block Prithvi Highway at two places in Tanahun

Published On: October 7, 2022 09:23 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

TANAHUN, Oct 7: The Prithvi Highway is blocked due to landslides at two places along the Tanahun section. Landslides occurred at Gunadi, Myagde Rural Municipality-1 at 2:40 AM and Ghansikuwa of Byas Municipality-12 at 6:30 AM. The landslides were triggered by rain since Wednesday.

Excavators and dozers have been mobilized to the sites to remove the landslide debris and open the highway for traffic, said Raj Kumar BK, Inspector at the District Police Office. Scores of vehicles are stranded along the highway, it is said.


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