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Vehicular movement disrupted in Dang owing to flooded rivers

- Post Report, DANG

Jul 2, 2018-

Floods in various rivers triggered by incessant rain have hampered transportation services in Dang district on Monday.

Rivers flowing along the Tulsipur-Ghorahi-Lamahi road section have swollen causing obstruction in vehicular movement.

District Police Office DSP Ram Prasad Gharti informed that transportation services along the Ghorahi-Tulsipur road section has been obstructed following floods at Gwar and Gurje rivers.

DSP Gharti informed that the water levels of the rivers increase and decrease from time to time prompting to resumption and obstruction of traffic movement.

Likewise, plying along the road sections where roads have sustained damage due to the construction of bridges over the Patre, Katuwa and Babai Rivers have also become dangerous.

Locals are living in constant fear as the water level in Rapti and Babai Rivers are gradually rising.

Meanwhile, a passenger bus (Na 1 Kha 1861) was swept away by Twang River at Babai Rural Municipality-5. The passenger bus en route to Tulsipur from Babai had broken down while crossing the river and soon after the water level rose in the river sweeping away the vehicle. There were no casualties as the passengers had already exited the vehicle.

Published: 02-07-2018 15:28

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