2 hurt in landslide along Tansen-Butwal road in Palpa

PALPA: Two persons were hurt in a landslide near Siddhabana, along Tansen-Butwal road section in the district this morning.

Identities of the injured are yet to be ascertained, said police.

The landslide also caused the fall of a boulder along the Siddhartha Highway.

Following the incident, the duo were rushed to the Lumbini Zonal Hospital for treatment, police said.

They were travelling on a motorcycle (Lu 17 Pa 1873) when the incident occured.

The landslide has further damaged the road, which was hit by frequent landslides of late.

The fresh landslide has disrupted the route, police said.

Following this, plan for repairing the roadway affected by frequent landslip has been stalled.