July 13, 2017 12:34 PM NPT
CHITWAN, July 13: Narayangadh-Mugling road blocked by a landslide at Char Kilo of Kalikhola since yesterday has become passable after around 19 hours following the clearance of the debris.
The road opened at 10:30 pm today. The road was opened one-way at around 8:00 pm last night and around 300 vehicles got stuck in the landslide made their way to destination.
Clearing the debris restarted at 4 am today and the two-way traffic was resumed from late this morning. Around 40 meters portion of the road was covered in debris and two loaders and one excavator were used to remove it, said engineer for the Narayangadh-Mugling Road Project Shiva Khanal.
A landslide had also occurred at the same place last year. Following increasing incidents of landslips along the road, vehicles have been banned there during night. RSS