Muglin road obstructed by landslides

Published On: September 2, 2016 10:21 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

RATNANAGAR (Chitwan), Sept 2: The Muglin road has been obstructed since early morning today after a landslide at Kalikhola area of Chitwan. 

Overnight rainfall triggered a landslide at Kalikhola of Chandibhanjyang bringing traffic to a halt since 5:00 this morning, said the District Police Office, Chitwan. Police have been mobilized along with a dozer to clear the debris of the landslide. 

The area was also suffering dry landslip and heavy downpour throughout the night made things worse. As a result, hundreds of passenger vehicles leaving for Kathmandu and Pokhara via Chitwan have been left stranded. 

It was at this same location where 25 people were killed when a passenger bus veered off the road into the Trishuli river. 

The Narayangadh-Muglin road is currently under expansion and even a minor rainfall leads to landslides in the area. RSS 


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