Mechi Highway disrupted due to landslides

Published On: August 18, 2023 09:07 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

TAPLEJUNG, Aug 18: The Phungling-Kabeli section of the Mechi Highway has been blocked due to landslides triggered by incessant rain occurred last night. Landslides have taken place in several locations from Sesambu to Khahare Khola section of the road.

Supervisor of the Road Division Office, Ilam, Nabin Upreti said that seven landslides have occurred from Khokse to Khahare Khola section.

He said that works are underway to clear the landslide from early morning today. 

Upreti said that they are working to resume the vehicular movement by today itself.

Police said that vehicles en route to Panchthar, Ilam, Jhapa and other destinations are stranded halfway after the road disruption.

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