Kaligandaki Corridor Blocked by Landslides

Landslide road obstruction
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Baglung: Kaligandaki Corridor has been blocked due landslides triggered by incessant rainfall for the past two days.

The corridor has been blocked due to landslide in Binamare area of Jaimini Municipality of Baglung. Traffic from Chisti, Jaidi, Arjewa, Binamare and other places of Jaimini to the district headquarters Baglung Bazaar has been blocked due to the landside, said Information Officer of the District Police Office, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Vijay Yadav.

Efforts to open the road for traffic has been hampered as landslides have not stopped due to continuous rain.

Meanwhile, the Maldhunga-Beni road under the Kaligandaki Corridor in Parbat has also been blocked. The road was blocked due to landslides near Maldhunga of Kushma Municipality-1.

Traffic police chief Sitaram Ojha shared that the road remains blocked since this morning, leaving passengers coming from Myagdi and Mustang stranded at Khaniaghat. (RSS)