Traffic resumes along Narayangadh-Muglin road

CHITWAN: The traffic movement obstructed after a dry landslide hit the Narayangadh-Muglin road has resumed after the landslide debris was removed.

The landslide closed the 36-kilometre road for 3.5 hours this morning after the landslip at Charkilo today.

Around 9,000 vehicles pass through the road every day on an average.

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Dry landslide blocks Narayangadh-Muglin road

CHITWAN: A dry landslide at Charkilo along the Narayangadh-Muglin road in Chitwan district blocked the vital road connecting the Capital with the East-West Highway since Friday morning.

While attempts to clear the road by removing the debris were underway, the traffic could be resumed within next one hour if no landslip would occur further, according to the Narayangadh-Muglin Road Project Engineer Shiva Khanal.

Meanwhile, the landslip buried a Bolero jeep here. However, no human casualty has been reported.

The incident site is four kilometres away from Muglin.

Authorities have been extending the road by blocking the traffic from 10 am to 4 pm every day.

On April 3, two persons had died after being buried in a similar landslide at Ghumaune, Kabilas of the district along the road.