Prithvi highway cleared after mudslide

- Ekantipur Report

May 5, 2014-

Authorities have cleared the road sections obstructed following the mudslide at Jogimara of Dhading district and Fisling of Chitwan district on the Prithivi highway.

Hundreds of vehicles were left stranded along the highway due to the landslide that took place on Monday morning as a result of continuous rain the night before. The bulldozers of road division office cleared the debris the roads.

An estimated 7,400 vehicles ply on the route everyday, according to the Metropolitan Traffic Police Range. Traffic density is high from 7 am to 11 am in the morning and 3pm to 7pm in the evening. The effect of road obstruction will be felt throughout the day, police informed.

Passenger bus and truck arriving to and departing from the Capital were stuck in the traffic.




Published: 05-05-2014 17:13

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