Vehicular movement along Prithvi Highway obstructed due to rain-triggered landslide

Published On: September 23, 2020 11:22 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, Sept 23: Vehicular movement along the Prithvi Highway has been obstructed since last night due to a landslide that occurred in Gajuri Rural Municipality-5, Galaudi.

The rain-triggered landslide has buried a Kathmandu-bound container (Na 6 Kha 6408) from Dhangadhi and another vehicle with an Indian number plate (HR 339901) as the key highway remained disrupted since last night. 

According to local authorities, an excavator has been dispatched to clear the landslide debris.

Multiple sections of the Prithvi Highway have witnessed landslides due to incessant rainfall since last night.



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