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Nepal-China road link severed

Nepal-China road link severed

KRISHNA THAPA, Aug 20 NUWAKOT
The only Nepal-China link road currently in operation has been closed after the rain-swollen Gerkhu stream damaged a bridge at Trishuli-Betrawati road section on the Pasang Lhamu Highway in Nuwakot district on early Sunday morning.The floods triggered by heavy rains swept away the bridge linking Ward 1 and 10 of Bidur Municipality at around 1:30am. The bridge constructed some fourdecades ago was the only motorable bridge that links Rasuwagadhi along the Nepal-China border with Kathmandu. The incident site is about one kilometre from Trishuli Bazaar.
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