Landslide at Bangabagar blocks Mahakali highway

07/22/2017

Baitadi, July 22: The Satbanjh- Gokuleshwar section of the Mahakali highway has remained blocked after a landslide occurred at 5 am today at Bangabagar, Dilasaini-6. The landslide was triggered by rain last night.

Vehicular movement on this section of the highway has come to a complete halt due to the landslide, the District Police Office, Baitadi stated.

A dozer has been pressed into service for removing the landslide debris and the road would likely be opened till this afternoon, Deputy Superintendent of Police at the Office, Heramba Sharma, said.

Long and short route vehicles operating to and from Baitadi have remained halted due to the blockage. Passengers traveling to different destinations have been stranded. RSS 

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