Landslides obstruct Prithvi Highway

Landslide road obstruction
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NL Today

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Tanahun: Incessant rain-triggered landslides have disrupted the Prithvi Highway at Myagde-based Tharpu in Tanahun district. The torrential caused landslides throwing the highway traffic at Myagde-4 out of gear since early this morning.

Sub Inspector of Tharpu, Krishna Bahadur Baniya said that the highway got disrupted when a 12-wheeler vehicle stuck in the muddy road.

“Though landslide continued, light vehicles were plying on the highway. The 12-wheeler got stuck when it was arbitrarily taken to the muddy road”, he said.

However, efforts are underway to remove the landslides debris and resume the traffic operations