Beni-Darbang road obstructed due to landslides

MYAGDI: The Beni-Darbang road linking more than a dozen VDCs to the district headquarters has been obstructed since Thursday due to landslides.

Landslides in Lampata of Babiyachaur VDC-5 have stopped direct transportation in the Beni-Darbang road, the District Police Office said. As a result, people of the VDCs in the west part of the district including Babiyachaur, Arman, Niskot, Bima, Malkang among others have been facing problem to come to the district headquarters.

Likewise, transportation of daily consumables to Darbang Bazaar has been affected owing to landslides that swept away around 80 meters of road in Lampata, police said.

Landslides at Lampata has been a recurring problem during monsoon since the past four years but the concerned authority has not taken it seriously, bemoaned locals.